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Sherpa

Sherpa
  • 2015
  • Australia/Nepal
  • 96 min
  • Directed by: Jennifer Peedom
  • Language: Nepali/English
  • UK release: 18 December 2015

Director Peedom originally planned to make a film about the 2014 Everest climbing season, but when 16 Sherpas were killed at the Khumbu Icefall in 2014, the film's focus changed to the conditions Sherpas work in. With spectacular visuals and complex moral dilemmas, it's a hard-hitting and wide-ranging documentary.

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Sherpa

14 Dec 20154 stars

Hard-hitting documentary about the dangerous business of guiding people up Everest

Climbing Everest is big business these days. Wealthy westerners pay up to $75,000 for the privilege of making the ascent and ticking another item off their bucket list. The treacherous slopes are often as crowded as a golden beach on a hot summer’s day…

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