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Geertjan Lassche (Niederlande)
Killer Slope
105 min
Geertjan Lassche (Niederlande)
Alpinism & Expeditions
In April 2014, a group of Dutch climbers start an expedition to climb ‘Cho Oyu’, the sixth highest mountain in the world, located in the Himalayas. Filmmaker and investigative journalist Geertjan Lassche closely follows the group on their way up to the top. What drives these people? How ruthless do you need to be? And are these mountain climbers really as arrogant as they seem to be? The closer the group gets to the top, the more we see and learn about all kinds of universal dilemmas in and about mountaineering. And then, after six weeks, even the mountain itself turns against the climbers…