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The Summit


Director: Nick Ryan

IMDB: The story of the deadliest day on the world's most dangerous mountain, when 11 climbers mysteriously perished on K2.

BBC synopsis: Documentary looking at the deadliest day in mountaineering history, when 11 climbers were killed during a descent of K2, the world's second highest mountain, in August 2008.

Rotten Tomates: While it could use more clarity than director Nick Ryan brings to bear, the real-life story behind The Summit still makes for compelling viewing.

Released: 01 Nov 2013 First broadcast: 05 Feb 2014

IMDB: 6.4
Rotten Tomates: 63%
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