Drama on Mount Kenya


Reinhold Messner submitted his first directorial work. “Still Alive” is a captivating documentary drama that reviews a legendary rescue operation in 1970 on Mount Kenya in Africa.

Director: Reinhold Messner
Language: German
Subtitles: English

Oswald Ölz and Gert Judmaier, two young Austrian mountaineers, have just left the summit of Mount Kenya, the second highest mountain in Africa, and are climbing back over the north ridge. Suddenly a rock breaks out of the rock and Judmaier crashes. Serious injuries to the leg and no chance to quickly recover and care for the injured. But then starts a unique rescue operation. A story about willpower, trust and perseverance. – Reinhold Messner

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