K2 - TRAUM UND SCHICKSAL (VORSTOSS INS UNBEKANNTE)
Germany / 1988 / 60'
A difficult documentary made by the famous alpinist Kurt Diemberger at the foot of K2 and near the summit which Kurt reached with Julie Tullis. The story is about the tragic summer of 1986 at the foot of the second highest mountain in the world where 13 alpinists from 7 nations have lost their lives. It is a tragedy for Kurt's companion, too. Julie, an English alpinist and film-maker, dies on the glaciers of this huge mountain.