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'North Face': Why Use an Assassin When You've Got an Alp?new

A fictionalized account of one early attempt to summit Eiger is told in the new German film North Face, which depicts a disastrous 1936 climb.
Boise Weekly  |  Jeremiah Robert Wierenga  |  04-07-2010  |  Reviews

'North Face': An Alpine Tragedy Becomes a Harrowing Filmnew

Director Philipp Stölzl makes the movie a tad more political (i.e., anti-Nazi) than it needs to be, but Benno Fürmann's stoic performance reduces the story to its harsh, true fundamentals. Of the risks in climbing (as in life), he says, "You can be the best, but it's still a lottery."
Seattle Weekly  |  Brian Miller  |  02-08-2010  |  Reviews

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