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The Dark Glow of the Mountains

Gasherbrum - Der leuchtende Berg

Directed by Werner Herzog
West Germany, 1985
Documentary, TV Movie, Short


A voyage into the Himalayas with the great mountain climber Reinhold Messner. What makes this undertaking all the more extraordinary is the fact that the two climbers set off on their expedition without oxygen tanks and without high-altitude base camps, taking only their backpacks with them.

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