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This film, based on Jon Krakauer's phenomenal #1 best-seller, chronicles the true-life suspenseful struggle for survival on the peaks of the world's highest mountain. This is what happens when a group of people, both amateurs and professionals, attempt to climb the Himalayas and find that despite their money and preparations, one can never underestimate the power of nature at its fiercest. The thrilling INTO THIN AIR: DEATH ON EVEREST stars Peter Horton (THIRTYSOMETHING) and Christopher McDonald (REQUIEM FOR A DREAM) and was directed by Robert Markowitz (THE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN).
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CastRichard Jenkins
DirectorRobert Markowitz
Release Date:  1997
MPAA Rating:  Unrated
DVD Release Date:  Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (May 22, 2001)
Runtime:  1hr 30min
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review by . July 03, 2000
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Pros: cinematography     Cons: the story     Cloaked in her majestic white coat, she beckons me from afar. Always offering her tantalizing mounds for my eager hands, stealing the air from my lungs, making me desire even more. While she gives only what she wishes to, I clamor to reach the heights with her and soar with the eagles in our dreams. And always, she holds back at the last minute, offering and not giving, withholding the final ecstasy that only she …
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