THE ASCENT OF EVEREST

This is the story of how, on May 29, 1953, two men, both endowed with outstanding stamina and skill reached for the first time the top of the world : the summit of Mount Everest.Sir Edmund Hillary, for the first time ,accompanies us with his narration through all the stages of his victorious ascent, telling unknown details and reliving the epic climb giving the story an unprecedented and surprising testimony. His description of Tenzing definitely clarifies his relationship with his partner and his narration of why he wants to reach the summit enlightens us intimately on his motivation as mountaineer.

Documentary – 2019 – United Kingdom /Italy – 57 min.
ANTONELLO PADOVANO
TRENTO, BILBAO, KATHMANDU, TORELLO MOUTAIN FILM FESTIVAL 2019 – in competition

Event Details
Program Alpin Film Festival 2020