An epic cinematic and musical collaboration between Sherpa filmmaker Jennifer Peedom and the Australian Chamber Orchestra, that explores humankind's fascination with high places. Narrated by Willem Dafoe.
Mountain peaks with its immersive cinematic photography and glacial poetry. “Mountains were places of peril, not beauty. An upper world to be shunned, not sought out. How then have mountains now come to hold a spellbound? Drawing us into their dominion. Often at the cost of lives. Because the mountains we climb are not made only of rock and ice, but also dreams...and desire. The mountains we climb, are mountains of the mind.”
Passages from Macfarlane’s book ‘Mountains of the Mind’ sweep through the piercing crevices of Ozturk’s mountaineering photography, accompanied by Dafoe’s heavenly soot... read the rest.