WHO’S IN IT?

Eric Herson-Macarel (Oxygen), Damien Boisseau (Mune: Guardian of the Moon), Elisabeth Ventura (La Consolation), Kylian Rehlinger (film debut), François Dunoyer (By My Side Again), Luc Bernard (Leon), Marc Arnaud (Last Call for Nowhere), Jérôme Keen (Before the Night), Cedric Dumont (film debut)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Patrick Imbert (The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales), director, writer; Magali Pouzol (Funan), writer; Damien Brunner (Pachamama), Didier Brunner (Belleville Rendez-Vous), Jean-Charles Ostoréro (film debut) and Stéphan Roelants (Wolfwalkers), producers; Amin Bouhafa (Gagarine), composer; Benjamin Massoubre (I Lost My Body) and Camillelvis Théry (film debut), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1994, Japanese reporter Fukamachi (Boisseau) finds a camera that could determine whether or not legendary climbers George Malloy and Andrew Irvine actually were the first to make it to the peak of Mount Everest seventy years prior. Fukamachi dives deep into the obsessive world of mountain climbing when he meets the camera’s owner, a climber named Habu (Herson-Macarel) believed to have been missing for years, and begins documenting Habu’s own ascent up Everest…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

This French-language adaptation of the hit manga series is a gorgeously animated look at the journey of two men on a near-impossible journey up the world’s tallest mountain, with some breath-taking hand-drawn visuals that highlight the raw beauty of the dangerous environment.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

TUESDAY 30TH NOVEMBER 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

STREAMING EXCLUSIVELY ON NETFLIX

 

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