The movie Everest (Blu-ray release 2016-1-19) depicts the 1996 Mount Everest disaster.  This movie is quite accurate for a Hollywood movie, with some reasonable liberties taken to make dramatic impact within 2 hours.  This movie successfully tells the story without being boring even before the disaster occurs.  When it does, it feels real.  Having zero knowledge on climbing, after watching this movie I can now understand some of the reasons that make climbing Everest so difficult and deadly.

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