PREVIEW: The Alpinist (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?

(as themselves) Marc-André Leclerc, Brette Harrington, Peter Mortimer, Alex Honnold, Reinhold Messner, Will Gadd, Michelle Kuipers

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Peter Mortimer (King Lines), director, editor; Nick Rosen (Reel Rock 12), director; Ben Bryan (Any One of Us), producer; Jon Cooper (Any One of Us), composer; Jonathan Griffith (Reel Rock 8), Brett Lowell (The Dawn Wall) and Austin Siadak (Reel Rock 14), cinematographers; Josh Lowell (Valley Uprising), Joshua Steele Minor (Reel Rock 13) and Fernando Villena (The Darkest Hour), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Nomadic and publicity-shy 23-year-old Canadian climber Marc-André Leclerc reluctantly allows a film crew to capture his pure vision of climbing, and soon the filmmakers struggle to even catch up with their elusive subject…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Solo adventurist Marc-André Leclerc allows the world to see his incredible approach to climbing that remains pure and unfiltered, in this breath-taking documentary about the elusive figure.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

THURSDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

Did you like this preview? Want to be updated on all the new releases every week?

Sign up to our e-mail service today, and get our latest reviews and previews sent straight to your inbox!

Search from over ten years of movies here:

Other recent reviews:

Wicked Little Letters (2024, dir. Thea Sharrock)

In 1920s Littlehampton, a series of vulgar letters rock the community…

Perfect Days (2023, dir. Wim Wenders)

A Tokyo toiler cleaner leads a carefully structured life…

Memory (2023, dir. Michel Franco)

A woman has a surprise encounter with an old high school classmate…

Someone’s Daughter, Someone’s Son (2024, dir. Lorna Tucker)

Filmmaker Lorna Tucker explores the UK’s ongoing homeless crisis…

Bob Marley: One Love (2024, dir. Reinaldo Marcus Green)

Reggae musician Bob Marley rises to prominence throughout the world…

Madame Web (2024, dir. S.J. Clarkson)

A clairvoyant paramedic protects a trio of young women from a mysterious assailant…

The Taste of Things (2023, dir. Trần Anh Hùng)

A gourmet chef is courted by her years-long employer…

The Promised Land (2023, dir. Nikolaj Arcel)

An 18th century Danish officer runs into complications whilst building on uninhabitable land…

Gassed Up (2024, dir. George Amponsah)

A London moped gang crosses paths with a dangerous crime family…

Suncoast (2024, dir. Laura Chinn)

A teenager struggles to care for her terminally ill brother…