|Weds 27th Dec||7.45pm|
|Thurs 28th Dec||10.30am|
Dir: Jennifer Peedom | Australia | 2017 | 74 mins
This sublime documentary is an unforgettably exhilarating watch; something like a 70-minute adrenaline rush. Narrated by actor Willem Dafoe, it’s a cinematic and musical collaboration between the renowned Australian Chamber Orchestra and BAFTA-nominated director Jennifer Peedom. Exploring the outstanding beauty and awe-inspiring majesty of some of the highest peaks in the world, Mountain also depicts the thrilling exploits of climbers, skiers, snowboarders and explorers drawn to mountains from Antarctica to Hawaii; investigating the imaginative hold mountains continue to have over humanity; all set against a magisterial orchestral soundtrack.“A sublime rush of adrenaline and orchestral beauty” **** The Guardian
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