The Climb (1986) Movie poster and book cover compared.

The Climb

Donald Shebib, 1986

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Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage: The Lonely Challenge
Hermann Buhl, 1956

The Climb is a movie directed by Donald Shebib in 1986 and based on the book Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage: The Lonely Challenge by Hermann Buhl, first published in 1956. The movie features Bruce Greenwood, James Hurdle, Kenneth Welsh, Ken Pogue, Thomas Hauff, Guy Bannerman, and others.

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RATING

7.1

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Movie Poster: The Climb (Donald Shebib, 1986)

8.6

/ 10

Book Cover: Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage: The Lonely Challenge (Hermann Buhl, 1956)

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Storyline

Story of mountaineer Hermann Buhl and his attempt on the summit of Nanga Parbat in 1953. The characters and incidents are based on the descriptions as described in the soruce material ‘Nanga Parbat pilgrimage’ written by Hermann Buhl. A production that was part of a series of three teleplays called Mountain Men, which concerned climbers who were the first to scale three iconic mountains.

Movie vs Book

Poster of The Climb, the 1986 movie by Donald Shebib

Year

1986

Minutes

90

Movie Rate

7.10

Source: IMDb

Movie

The Climb

Country: Canada

Year: 1986

Length: 1h30m

Cover of Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage: The Lonely Challenge, the 1956 book by Hermann Buhl

Year

1956

Pages

353

Book Rate

8.66

S: Goodreads

Book

Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage: The Lonely Challenge

Original title: Allein am Nanga Parbat und große Fahrten

Country: Germany

First published in: 1956

Length: 353 pages

Genre: Biography

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