North Face

North Face Trailers

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Original title Nordwand
Category Drama, Adventure
UK Release Date
Production year 2008
Production Country
Directors Philipp Stölzl
Cast Benno Fürmann, Florian Lukas, Johanna Wokalek, Georg Friedrich, Simon Schwarz, Ulrich Tukur, Erwin Steinhauer, Branko Samarovski, Petra Morzé, Peter Zumstein, Martin Schick
Distributor Metrodome Distribution

Synopsis

Mountaineering adventure based on an incredible true story. Summer 1936. Toni and Andi are passionate mountain climbers. There's one mountain in particular that fascinates them: the Eiger North Face, the most dangerous rock face in the Alps, which has yet to be scaled. Being the first means not only a longed-for boost of their social standing, but also Olympic gold. As they get ready for their climb, they meet Luise, Toni's childhood sweetheart, a journalist who has been sent to report about the conquest of the mountain with her fellow reporter Arau, a Nazi follower…