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Mountain

Mountain is a movie starring Willem Dafoe. An experience about the highest peaks around the world.

Other Titles
Hora, Góra, Η μαγεία του βουνού, クレイジー・フォー・マウンテン
Running Time
1 hours 14 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Jennifer Peedom
Writer
Jennifer Peedom, Robert Macfarlane
Actors
Willem Dafoe
Country
Australia
Year
2017
Audio Languages
Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

An experience about the highest peaks around the world.

Comments about documentary «Mountain» (13)

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Linda

Watching a movie is not like taking a quiz. As a "work of art" it is an emotional experience. I saw "Mr. Weaver" at the Pennsylvania Film Festival. I was moved by the story and the performance of all the actors in the film. I can say that the theater was packed with people, and people were moved. That is the sign of a good movie. As an "artist" I was moved, and I had a personal impact on the actors in the movie. This movie will bring a lot of emotions to the viewer. I would recommend it to anyone who likes "art" or "artsy".

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Mary Reid

My wife and I watched this documentary on AMC in Dallas, TX. Although we both liked what we saw, we disagreed on a few things. Some of the major points of contention: 1) Why did the mountain climbers choose to work at such a dangerous location and what was the motive for the climber that decided to get into the mountain? (the only climber to survive the event and go on to climb Mt. Everest.) He claimed he was so desperate that he decided to climb because he had nothing else to do. It was a crazy ride that he is not worthy of any praise. He was clearly the least heroic of the climbers, and in the same category as the rope they pulled that was used in the death of the climbing companion. 2) How could the scientist know that the ice had only been there for 50 years? The scientist who headed up the expedition for the project was the only one who knew that the ice had only been there for 50 years. They said that they wouldn't have been able to climb such a dangerous mountain if it hadn't been for that information. But, why were the climbers not more concerned about the danger of the ice rather than the danger of the mountain? 3) I really don't know if the scientists were being truthful with their claims that they could not have the same safety protocols used by the climbers on the mountain. This was a hard mountain to climb. The climber that I spoke with said that he had to use a special camera that had been specifically designed for the mountain that he climbed. He said that the expedition scientists had modified it to be able to make a decent film of the events in the mountain. This was the third time that he had been on the mountain in which the scientific claims about what had happened to the mountain were not true. The third time it happened, he had been there, had a good view, and could not see any evidence that the scientific claims were not true. 4) Why was there a separate scientific institute for studying ice? I don't know, but in order to be able to do what they did on Mt. Everest, they had to have a separate institute that they could use to do their research. Also, the climber who was doing their research at the same time as the scientists said that it was impossible for them to stay in their tent overnight. He said that they had been up in the mountain before, and there was no way to carry a tent around the mountains like that. The climbers were there for a long time and the ice was more than a foot thick at the point where they were in the tent. So, in a way, they were using the scientific equipment to try to look for evidence of a much higher summit. That was the entire point of the mountain being a dangerous place to go. 5) Why didn't the scientists realize that they were in a very dangerous place until they were almost out of the mountains? My wife said that she couldn't believe that they would have stayed up there for months without even bothering to get a map or compass or using an equal amount of food that they could have used if they were having food problems. But, the reason for her not being able to believe that they would not know where they were going is because it was been a long time since they had been up there. 6) Why did they not use the GPS device that they were supposed to have? Another thing that my wife and I both agreed on was that they should have used it. 7) Why were they not in the mountain on the first night they set up camp? We both felt that it was a huge mistake for the scientists to have set up camp the first night because the climbers would have been more alert. We also felt that they should have used the GPS device on the first night because they were not going to be able to find a good spot to camp the next night. 8) Why did the scientists not call the climbers in order to warn them about the earthquake? A scientific experiment should not be done unless the scientific experiment has a real consequence. So, if the scientists are concerned that they will be killed if they do not proceed, then they should have gone to the mountain first. 9) Why didn't they have a phone call to warn the climbers to leave the mountains? It is their fault that the scientists are risking their lives to get their data on what happened to the mountain. 10) Why did the scientists wait so long to leave the mountain? It was important to be able to return to the mountain before the volcano could erupt. 11) Why were there all these journalists who came along to film

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Wayne Carpenter

In response to what I feel is an equally well made and touching film about the dangers of being at the peak of your career. I enjoyed this movie. It has some very nice moments. The principal character, Jack Naylor, gets out of his comfort zone, in some ways he is a reflection of the very realistic but at times very flawed individuals around him, and at the same time he is almost romantic in his exploration of the humanity within all of us. I think the part of his character that seems to resonate with the most is how he tries to find some common ground with the upper class males, and then in his frustration does not trust them. This is a great character study, and one of my favorite actors.

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Kathleen C.

It was interesting to watch one of the film industry's leading figures, director Matt Damon, do a 60-minute interview. I think he played it perfectly, saying the things he had to say in a relaxed way and not just stating his opinion. It made for a very engaging interview. This movie contains very little nudity and lots of interesting questions, and it also includes a number of clips from documentaries, which I would recommend if you want to know more about mountain climbing. My favourite bit was when they showed a car pulling into the next car park. Some people might be surprised, but this is a very common practice that leads to the use of climbers and climbers' luggage to protect the next car. It's a very common practice that they do. There are lots of interviews with the people involved in making this film, such as Matt Damon, who also plays the mountain climber Derek Mearns. He also gave some really insightful comments on the movie, showing that he is much more than just a sports actor, and I would say it is more than just a documentary. This is not just a docudrama, although it can definitely be classified as one, it is also a documentary. The more you watch it, the more you will appreciate it. There are a few factual inaccuracies, and some obviously staged moments, but the overall message is clear. People are getting fat, causing people to fall, causing injuries, damaging the environment, and it is all connected. The questions I am most interested in is: why do we do things like this? Why are some people so adamant about doing things that harm the environment, and all that? If you want to know more, you will need to see it, but I think it is worth the watch.

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Albert B.

Mountain is an unusual film in that it is quite typical in many respects. The narrator is a woman who has had her daughter aborted, and though the film is a bit misleading in that the narrator, by all accounts, was not the real mother, it does convey a clear message that most abortion clinics are poorly run, and in many cases are run by incompetent people. The narration in the film is excellent and well-done, as is the cinematography. I found myself wanting to know more about this woman, and I thoroughly enjoyed the story she tells about her decision. I also liked the piece of activism that her daughter's physician did that showed just how much things have changed in the world. There is also the usual anti-abortion sentiment and the usual anti-choice rhetoric, which is fine, and we get a lot of discussion about the difficulties of getting an abortion. However, the film is rather slow and does not include many of the typical images of an abortion clinic. Still, if you are interested in this topic, you can't go wrong with this film. It is not exactly a documentary, but it is a strong story.

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Janice C.

This is definitely a documentary that requires a bit of work, but it is actually quite good. In terms of content and content alone, it is a good movie. Unfortunately, it is difficult to figure out the full extent of the issue. There is plenty of news clippings, "other" news clippings, and other research being done on the mountain in order to get to the whole "there are multiple fatalities on that mountain" theme. However, the movie does not go in-depth into the situation and gives a rather simplistic depiction. This is a very difficult topic and this movie does not help by not being in-depth. I believe that the majority of the audience will either leave the movie feeling disappointed or confused. If you do want to read the full truth and really know what is going on, I recommend the book by Jeff Hines, "Sierra and Mariposa", which is a very good and comprehensive look into the "mountain deaths" issue.

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Theresa McCoy

Mountain is a film about the difficult but important issue of hiking in the desert. I was able to watch the film for two hours and it was very interesting. I am not a professional mountain hiker or even a professional hiker, so I can not compare with professional hikers. However, I do think that mountain hiking is a very important part of life. The film is all about the pioneers of mountain hiking. The story is about the pioneer of climbing the Colorado. They took what many people would call dangerous or wild ways, but by the end of their journey they are able to achieve a better life. In the end, it is about the dream of climbing the summit of the mountain. If you want to get to the summit, you must live a difficult life but if you do not live a difficult life, you will not be able to climb the mountain. You have to learn how to use the time. "if you want to be successful, you must learn how to spend your time."

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Brittany

The first time I watched this film I found it difficult to understand. I had been searching for the film for days. I think my problem with the film is that the language of the English people in Turkey is foreign to me. I think the language of the children is spoken in a foreign language, but I couldn't understand what they were saying. I also think there are a lot of negative messages in the film. I don't know why. In any case I think it is a great film, and very touching. I would recommend this to everyone, especially to children, and I think it is a film that everyone should see.

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Virginia M.

A well-made documentary about a hillside community in Arkansas. For starters, if you go to the book site about the book, you will see the video was shot in the book, which explains a lot. The community is really nothing like the book. First, they have had just about every religious leader there for over a century. Second, they don't even have a church anymore. Now, some may point to this and say "this is how you get the missionaries to come" but if you have read the book, you know it was never that way. There are a couple of things I didn't like: the portrayal of the "rock" as an obsession rather than a sacred thing is not right. Many more things that were wrong but not enough to knock this movie down. It's really worth seeing.

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Andrew

This is a wonderful documentary about mountain climbing, especially those that are part of the movement that are kept from the public and media. I've been interested in mountain climbing for a long time, and this documentary is very insightful about that and their history and the people involved. I'm also very familiar with the sport of mountaineering, and this documentary is a great introduction to the sport. I also felt it was very informative about the people involved in the movement, from the politicians, to the people who work for the organizations and their employers. It's great to see the leaders, the stars, the heroes, the legend. It's fascinating, it's interesting. It's never boring, it's never boring.

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Mary J.

This is an excellent documentary about the challenges of integrating people from different cultures and seeing what happens in the other cultures after the first few generations. It shows the different aspects of integrating the kids in various cultures in a safe environment. Unfortunately, as usual, many do not follow through with it. In some cases, parents ignore the children's demands, other parents abuse and neglect their children, and the kids are alienated from their own cultures by different parents and other children. The level of abuse of children is quite high, and the level of neglect of children is much higher. The most important fact that shows that this is a serious issue is that it is possible to keep all the children's culture. People should understand that there is no "correct" culture to keep. The children may like it, but they may also like it when the parents just accept it as it is. For some parents, this happens to be a great deal of stress and trauma, but for others it is a major problem that hurts the children. The director and the reporter don't try to show how they solved the problem but show how they tried to work around it. The director points out a lot of good things and bad things. There are many good things. One is that it shows the parents' and the children's attitudes. The parents are loving, happy, but there is still a bit of anger. Children are loving, happy, but they have a lot of anger. The children feel rejected and alienated from their cultures. The reporter asks questions of parents and also of the kids. She shows how many children have done the same thing, but have grown up and they now see that this was not the worst thing. The reporter also shows how parents and children communicate. Sometimes the children are trying to do things without their parents. They don't understand why their parents do the things they do. She shows how the kids learn to talk to their parents without saying words. Some of the parents react violently, but others try to do something, or just say "Let's just do it" to encourage their children. Another important part of the documentary is the music, and it shows the different cultures that come together. Sometimes it's mixed with the music from the other cultures, and it's very fun to listen to. Overall, this is an excellent documentary. It has some serious issues that people should know about, but it also has some good things. This is the kind of documentary that you can watch over and over again.

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Howard

Well it was much better than expected. However, the film left me wanting more. Maybe this is because I do not know the authors of the books the film is based on. The film has also given me a new view of The Stooges, and many other iconic performers. In particular, we see Bruce Lipton, and Stan George, that I had never heard of before. I was not familiar with them, so this helped me discover them, and to understand their importance to the American film industry. It is a pleasure to see both these great people in front of the camera, and give their own testimony. I'm sure I will be seeing more films by this group in the future.

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Brian W.

This documentary is a rarity in today's socio-political climate. It combines a series of diaries written by a range of individuals to provide some insight into the daily lives of a range of different issues. This film challenges the conventional notion of a healthy relationship between parents and children. It is a must see for parents who are sick and want to make changes in their children's lives, and for parents who want to see change in their children's lives. This film is very engaging and thought-provoking. With the help of the medical professionals and the doctors, the film makers ask us to ask questions, to think about how we define our relationship with our children, and how we might be able to improve our children's lives. This film, in my opinion, is worth a look for parents who are sick, and whose children need their parents more than ever.