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159 Ratings

North Face


Directed by Philipp Stölzl
Germany, Austria, 2008
Action, Sport


A suspenseful adventure film about a competition to climb the most dangerous rock face in the Alps. Set in 1936, as Nazi propaganda urges the nation’s Alpinists to conquer the unclimbed north face of the Swiss massif, the Eiger, two reluctant German climbers begin their daring ascent.

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North Face Directed by Philipp Stölzl

Awards & Festivals

German Film Critics Association Awards

2009 | 2 wins including: Best Screenplay

German Film Awards

2009 | 2 wins including: Best Cinematography (Gold)

2009 | Nominee: Best Production Design (Gold)

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