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The North Face (German Movie)

Postby triyoda » Mon Jul 26, 2010 3:27 am

I got this on NetFlix. Personally I thought it was pretty good. Not sure how realistic, but it did not seem too cheesy to me. BTW, if you are not familiar it is about an attempt to climb the North Face of the Eiger in the 1930s.

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Postby peladoboton » Mon Jul 26, 2010 4:41 am

saw it a couple weeks ago. loved every second.
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Postby brianhughes » Mon Jul 26, 2010 5:57 am

Saw it in the theater a few months ago. Highly recommended. Keeps you on the edge of your seat, even if you already know how the story ends.
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Re: The North Face (German Movie)

Postby phlipdascrip » Mon Jul 26, 2010 11:12 am

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Postby Palisades79 » Mon Jul 26, 2010 5:42 pm

It is a great film on all levels. I saw it with some friends who were not familiar with climbing history but were still able to enjoy the drama and setting. I told them about the Eiger attempts ,the successful climb ,and the weird Hitler and Leni Riefenstahl connections .

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