The Summit

Film Info
Director:Nick Ryan
Film Category:International
Running Time:98
Year of Release:2013
Premiere:California Premiere


K2, revered by mountaineers as the ultimate challenge. In August 2008, 18 climbers reached the summit of K2. Forty-eight hours later, 11 people were dead. What happened on that fateful day has never been resolved. Utilizing found footage, interviews with survivors, and seamlessly realistic reenactments, THE SUMMIT zigzags back and forth in time, interweaving multiple narrative threads and piecing together events, hoping to solve the mystery of what actually happened on that day?the deadliest in mountain-climbing history. (JR)