In winter 2018, a team led by Krzysztof Wielicki, a Polish veteran Himalayas climber, challenges the K2. The camera follows the tension until the end and shows the struggles of those who are suffering from bad weather and injury. The director gives weight to this documentary by choosing a serious and direct cinema style to fully highlight the efforts of the team led by Wielicki and the ghastliness of winter in the Himalayas. Full of breathtaking scenes and the authenticity of the Polish mountain climbers, this well-made documentary was awarded at many mountain film festivals such as Banff, Kendal, Bilbao in late 2019. (Jinna LEE)
[Screening Information]-UMFF On Air (Online Screening) / 10.28 ~ 11.01 (5 days) / Korean Open (limited for Korea region)
* Every film is only available from 00:00(KST) on its start date to 23:59(KST) on its end date.
-Theater Screening / 11.28(Sat) 20:00 / Alps Cinema 1
Załuski is alpine and high-altitude climber and also director, screenwriter and photographer. He climbed eight of eight-thousanders including K2 and Mount Everest (twice). Member of Polish winter expeditions: Nanga Parbat, Makalu and K2. He started filming since last expedition of Andrzej Zawada in 1997. His latest films have participated in many mountain film festivals around the world.
Alps Cinema 1