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Nanga Parbat (2010)
Nanga Parbat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Drama about the tragic Nanga Parbat expedition by the two Messner brothers in 1970, on which Reinhold Messners younger brother Günther died.
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, factual
Plot: mountaineer, mountain climbing, expedition, brother brother relationship, team, frostbite, climbing, friendship, death, family relations, danger, ends with biographical notes
Place: himalaya, pakistan

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