The Summit

Genre:  Documentary
Running Time:  95 min.
Release Date: October 25, 2013 - Toronto - October 25, 2013 - Toronto
November 8 - Montreal, Ottawa
December 6 - Vancouver

DVD: February 11, 2014

Current rating: Rating: 3.86
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Cast: Christine Barnes, Lochlainn O'Mearain, Garrett Philipps


Recounting the tragic story of the deaths of 11 climbers on Mount Godwin-Austen (also known as K2), the second-highest mountain on Earth after Everest, The Summit focuses on one man in particular: Ger McDonnell.

McDonnell, faced with an impossible decision, makes a choice that would change his life and the lives of the other climbers forever.

Director: Nick Ryan
Studio: Mongrel Media
Producer(s): Nick Ryan
Screenplay: Mark Monroe
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  • 4 stars "Amazing story of survival"
  • 4 stars "bon film"
  • 4 stars "loved it! well worth a watch"