Nanga Parbat is a 2010 German biographical drama film directed by Joseph Vilsmaier and starring Benno Fürmann, Simon Schwarz, and Florian Lukas. The film tells the story of German mountaineer Reinhold Messner's 1970 attempt to climb Nanga Parbat, the ninth highest mountain in the world. In 1970, Messner and his brother Günther set out to climb Nanga Parbat, the ninth highest mountain in the world. They are accompanied by a third climber, Peter Habeler. The three men make it to the summit, but Günther is killed in an avalanche on the descent. Messner continues on alone and becomes the first person to summit Nanga Parbat without the use of supplemental oxygen. The film follows Messner's journey to the summit, as well as the aftermath of Günther's death. Messner is hailed as a hero, but he is also criticized for leaving his brother behind. The film explores the complex relationship between Messner and Günther, as well as the psychological toll of climbing Nanga Parbat. Nanga Parbat is a powerful and moving film that tells the story of one of the greatest mountaineering achievements of all time. The film is beautifully shot and features stunning visuals of the Himalayas. The performances from the cast are excellent, with Fürmann giving a particularly memorable performance as Messner. Nanga Parbat is a must-see for anyone interested in mountaineering or in the human spirit.

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Nanga Parbat (2010)

Drama · 1h 44m

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Nanga Parbat is a 2010 German biographical drama film directed by Joseph Vilsmaier and starring Benno Fürmann, Simon Schwarz, and Florian Lukas. The film tells the story of German mountaineer Reinhold Messner's 1970 attempt to climb Nanga Parbat, the ninth highest mountain in the world. In 1970, Messner and his brother Günther set out to climb Nanga Parbat, the ninth highest mountain in the world. They are accompanied by a third climber, Peter Habeler. The three men make it to the summit, but Günther is killed in an avalanche on the descent. Messner continues on alone and becomes the first person to summit Nanga Parbat without the use of supplemental oxygen. The film follows Messner's journey to the summit, as well as the aftermath of Günther's death. Messner is hailed as a hero, but he is also criticized for leaving his brother behind. The film explores the complex relationship between Messner and Günther, as well as the psychological toll of climbing Nanga Parbat. Nanga Parbat is a powerful and moving film that tells the story of one of the greatest mountaineering achievements of all time. The film is beautifully shot and features stunning visuals of the Himalayas. The performances from the cast are excellent, with Fürmann giving a particularly memorable performance as Messner. Nanga Parbat is a must-see for anyone interested in mountaineering or in the human spirit.

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Status

Released

Language

German

Country

Germany

Production Company

Perathon Film-und Fernsehproduktions GmbH

Budget

$7,000,000
Cast
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Florian Stetter

Reinhold Messner
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Andreas Tobias

Günther Messner
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Karl Markovics

Karl Maria Herrligkoffer
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Sebastian Bezzel

Peter Scholz
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Volker Bruch

Gerd Bauer
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Matthias Habich

Pfarrer
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Michael Kranz

Hans Saler
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Markus Krojer

Reinhold Messner jung
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Horst Kummeth

Vater Messner
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Lorenzo Nedis

Günther Messner jung
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Jule Ronstedt

Alice von Hobe
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Steffen Schroeder

Felix Kuen
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Lena Stolze

Mutter Messner
Crew
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Joseph Vilsmaier

Director
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Sven Severin

Writer
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