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The Alps

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:March 30, 2007
Running time:45 minutes
Cast:John Harlin III, Michael Gambon, Adele Harlin, Siena Harlin, Daniela Jasper
Director:Stephen Judson
Producer:Mark Krenzien, Greg MacGillivray
Writer:Stephen Judson, Stephen Venables
Distributor:MacGillivray Freeman Films

Description: In the thin air above Switzerland, on the sheer rock-and-ice wall known as the Eiger, an American climber is about to embark on the most perilous and meaningful ascent he has ever undertaken: an attempt to scale the legendary mountain that took his renowned father's life. The film also celebrates the unsurpassed beauty of the Alps and the indomitable spirit of the people who live there. Viewers will get an unprecedented view complete with a ride on the high-altitude Glacier Express train, stops in enchanting mountain villages, a bungee jump off Verzasca Dam and the rare chance to experience a triumphant ascent of the feared and revered Eiger North Face.

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