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Beyond The Edge

Documentary . Drama . Adventure

A 3D feature film about Sir Edmund Hillary's monumental and historical ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 - an event that stunned the world and defined a nation.

Actors: Jimmy Kunsang , Phurenje Tshering , Daniel Musgrove , Joshua Rutter , John Wraight , Chad Moffitt , Erroll Shand , Sonam Sherpa
Directors: Leanne Pooley
Release: 2014-07-04
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  • Andrew Lowry

    It may not have the jeopardy of Touching The Void, but when Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary finally reach the summit, we’re treated to an early candidate for one of 2014’s most transcendent film moments. This is genuinely inspirational stuff, and then some.

    Total Film Full Review
  • Ben Kenigsberg

    This absorbing account of the first recorded summit of the world’s highest mountain is a rare documentary for which re-enactments make complete sense.

    The New York Times Full Review
  • Steve Rose

    It's a testament to the film-making that, despite the fact that we know the outcome, there's a great sense of relief when they finally reach the summit.

    The Guardian Full Review
  • Diana Clarke

    With the facts so poignant, there's little that needs dramatizing.

    Village Voice Full Review
  • Simon Crook

    Considering the danger, spectacular setting and sheer derring-do of its subject matter, this is pretty leaden stuff. Disappointing.

    Empire Full Review
  • Graham Fuller

    Though impressively shot, the doc is a weak advertisement for 3-D. Hillary's bees pop out during a background episode, but that's old hat. It's the story of that final ascent is the real stirring stuff.

    New York Daily News Full Review