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Everest

Adventure Biography Drama


 

A re-enactment of the harrowing Everest mountain expeditions on May 10 1996.

"Everest" boasts a big name cast, but the indisputable star role is filled by the mountain itself. The remarkable cinematography shows it as lofty and imposing and all due glory is afforded to nature. Sadly human drama is one of the understated elements. The superficial view of the impassioned and zealous characters is problematic. There are too many people with too many untold back stories, and just too many unanswered questions. Apparently 'the bigger the better' does not always hold true. Ain't no mountain high enough?

Anne Murphy

Wide Release 17th September 2015
Universal Pictures 121 mins