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Title Touching the void [videorecording] / FilmFour and the Film Council present, in association with Channel 4 and PBS ; a Darlow Smithson production ; produced by John Smithson ; directed by Kevin Macdonald.

Imprint Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    796.522 Simpson,J TOU    Available
Description 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Based on Touching the void by Joe Simpson.
Contents Special features: 'Making of "Touching the void'" featurette; "Return to Siula Grande" featurette; "What happened next" interview with Joe Simpson & Simon Yates; Original theatrical trailer.
Credits Director of photography, Mike Eley ; art director, Patrick Bill ; editor, Justine Wright ; music, Alex Heffes ; costume designer, Patrick Bill.
Cast Brendan Mackey, Nicholas Aaron.
Summary In 1985, two young British friends travelled to a remote corner of Peru. Ambitious mountaineers, their aim was to conquer the unclimbed west face of notorious 21,000 ft. peak "Siula Grande". Their story has become part of mountaineering legend.
Audience MPAA rating: Rated R for language.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation (1.85:1) ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language CLosed-captioned.
English dialogue, optional English or Spanish subtitlses
Subject Simpson, Joe, 1960- -- Drama.
Yates, Simon, 1963- -- Drama.
Mountaineers -- Peru -- Drama.
Alpinistas -- Peru -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Documentary films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Smithson, John.
Macdonald, Kevin, 1967-
Mackey, Brendan.
Aaron, Nicholas.
Eley, Mike.
Bill, Patrick.
Wright, Justine.
Heffes, Alex.
Simpson, Joe, 1960-. Touching the void.
Darlow Smithson Productions.
FilmFour (Firm)
Film Council (Great Britain)
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
ISBN 0792861221
Standard No. 027616905260
Music No. 1006298 MGM Home Entertainment

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