Touching the Void Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 3478

Average Rating: 2.8/4

# of Ratings: 31

Theatrical Release Date: 01/23/2004

Language: English

Genre: Documentary, Adventure

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Kevin Macdonald

Actors: Nicholas Aaron, Brendan Mackey

Plot: The true story told in documentary style of the hiking expedition between Joe Simpson and Simon Yates.

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2.5/4

Alex - wrote on 07/04/2007

I was super pumped for this movie. It was supposed to be a semi documentary on mountain hiking in the snow. It was a let down. I don't know it just was not special to me.

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Rating of
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Touching the Void

Franz Patrick - wrote on 12/24/2007

I can't believe this film was based on a true story. I can't imagine the torture, the cold, and the hardship that the mountaineers went through in order to survive. There were really exciting moments from this film that made me go, "Oh my God! What are you going to do now?" This movie made me weak to my stomach and knees; at times I had to look away due to the horror of seeing what is actually happening. I have to give kudos to the director for making such an ambitious film. Did they film it in actual blizzard or were most of it simulated? Either way, everything looks so natural. I love the way nature became alive, as if it's also one of the characters we're supposed to observe. I'm glad to have seen this film. You can bet your bottom dollar that I won't be doing any mountain climbing in …

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