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The Alps (IMAX)
The Alps
IMAX
Actors: Adele Harlin, John Harlin III, Michael Gambon, Bruno Messerli, Robert Jasper
Director: Stephen Judson
Genres: Special Interests, Documentary
NR     2008     0hr 45min

In the air above Switzerland, on the sheer rock-and-ice wall known as the Eiger, an American climber is about to embark on the most perilous and meaningful ascent he has ever undertaken: an attempt to scale the legendary m...  more »

     
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Actors: Adele Harlin, John Harlin III, Michael Gambon, Bruno Messerli, Robert Jasper
Director: Stephen Judson
Genres: Special Interests, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Special Interests, IMAX
Studio: Image Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen
DVD Release Date: 01/08/2008
Original Release Date: 01/01/2007
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2007
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 0hr 45min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

A Beautiful Film
J. Combs | USA | 03/04/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I saw "The Alps" at the IMAX theater at the Cincinnati Museum Center back in the fall, and I was very impressed with the film and the overall experience of seeing it in the IMAX format. The photography is beautiful, the setting is quite breathtaking, the music is excellent, and the story is involving, moving and ultimately very inspiring. "The Alps" contrasts the grandeur and majesty of nature with a meditation on the relationships between parents and their children, and does both very well. The film certainly made an impression on me."
One of the best IMAX films I've seen
C. Rogers | Los Angeles, CA | 12/04/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This film is stunning. Very possibly the best IMAX documentary I've seen (and that's saying something considering I work for IMAX!) The aerial photography is insane. How they got some of the shots in this film is beyond me. WELL worth seeing...especially in HD!"