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THE SUMMIT

by Nick Ryan

synopsis

Although K2 is only the second-highest peak in the world, it is renowned as the most dangerous and revered by mountaineers as their ultimate challenge. In August 2008, 18 of 24 climbers reached the summit of K2. Forty-eight hours later, 11 people were dead. What happened on that fateful day has never been resolved.

international title: The Summit
original title: The Summit
country: United Kingdom, Ireland
year: 2013
genre: documentary
directed by: Nick Ryan
film run: 104'
screenplay: Mark Monroe
cinematography by: Robbie Ryan, Stephen O'Reilly
film editing: Ben Stark
music: Nick Seymour
producer: Nick Ryan
production: Image Now Films, Pat Falvey Productions, Fantastic Films
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