The Other Face of K2

The Other Face of K2

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The second ascent of the Magic Line is the dream of a strong Catalan team, but a nightmare descent and tragedy follows.

Description

People's Choice Award as Best Film, Inkafest (International Film Festival Mountain and Advesture) Huaraz, Peru 2007

Grand Prix, International Mountain Film Festival 2006

Finalist, Kendal Mountain Film Festival 2006

Gran Prize, Wanaka Mountain Film Festival 2006

Finalist, Trento Film Festival 2006

Finalist, Festival International du Film d'Autrans Montagne et Aventure, France 2005

Finalist, Banff Mountain Film Festival 2005

Best Mountain Film Award, Torello Mountain Film Festival 2005

A documentary which follows the 2004 Catalan expedition that made the second ascent of the ‘Magic Line’ on K2. After the inevitable lengthy battles with weather and adverse conditions, one team member reaches the summit and safely descends the Abruzzi Spur, but for the rest of the team, the retreat back down the Magic Line is a nightmare that ends in tragedy.

About the Film

Release Date
2005
Duration
0:43
Genres
Mountaineering
Featuring
Director
Xavier Casillanis and Narcis Noguera
Producers
Televisio de Catalunya
Download Filesize
SD (4:3)
The Other Face of K2

Reviews

scannerman
29 March 2012

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