THE RIDGE

PURA VIDA

By Migueltxo MOLINA, Pablo IRABURU

ARENA COMUNICACION AUDIOVISUAL - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2011

A unique rescue operation in the most dangerous mountain of the Himalayas. A film about love of life, friendship and action, passion and truth that encourages living life a full.

Festivals
& Awards

San Sebastian FF 2012
Zinemira Premieres "Serbitzu Saria" Award
San Sebastian FF 2014
Co-production Forum - Director's Previous Works
    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Documentary, Second film, Road movie
    • Countries
    • NEPAL, USA, RUSSIA, CANADA
    • Languages
    • SPANISH, ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 81 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Migueltxo MOLINA, Pablo IRABURU
    • Writer(s)
    • Migueltxo MOLINA, Pablo IRABURU
    • Producer(s)
    • Igor OTXOA (Txalap.art), Pablo IRABURU (Arena Comunicacion)
    • Synopsis
    • On the south face of Annapurna, at 7,400 metres, Iñaki Ochoa de Olza is dying. His rope companion sounds the alarm. And, from the other side of the world, the biggest rescue attempt in the history of the Himalayas gets underway. For four days a dozen men including some of the best mountaineers in the world, from ten countries, set out to try to rescue their stricken comrade.
      Even beyond his peaks Iñaki is an exceptional man. As exceptional as the rescue attempt itself and the men who risked their lives to save him. Exceptional because their one driving rule is to live.
      To live in the only way possible: with pure intensity and honesty.
    • Partners & financing
    • ICAA
      INAAC
      Basque Government
      Navarre Government
      TVE_ coproduction
      ETB_ coproduction
    • Production schedule
    • Shooting_2010
      Editing_2011
      Premiere_2012
      TV_2013
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Feb 01, 2010
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