|K2: Siren of the Himalayas
A film by Dave Ohlson
75 minutes, documentary, color, English, 2012
Four world-class alpinists including National Geographic's Explorer of the Year Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner team up in a dangerous foray of high altitude mountaineering in the breathtaking documentary K2: Siren of the Himalayas. The film follows an attempt to reach the summit of the world's most challenging peak on the 100-year anniversary of the Duke of Abruzzi's landmark K2 expedition.
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"As thrilling as any Hollywood summer blockbuster, with real-life plot twists of death, unexpected heroism, and surprise endings...a must-see!" - The Village Voice
"Beautiful mountaineering film...an account of one modern expedition that draws fruitfully upon the lore of another." - The Hollywood Reporter
"Astonishing...captures courage, hardship and at times defeat, but above all documents the mountain itself, in all its staggering majesty." - Film Journal
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● Short film: After K2: Rescue in the Karakoram