The Alpinist

The Alpinist

When filmmaker Peter Mortimer encounters an elusive young climber named Marc-André Leclerc, an evolution in free solo mountaineering unfolds. Along the two-year journey up high alpine peaks and steep frozen waterfalls, Peter explores Marc’s connection to nature, his uncompromising quest for adventure, and the risks he takes to pursue his passion.

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Peter Mortimer

Nick Rosen




Directors: Peter Mortimer, Nick Rosen
Executive Producer: Josh Lowell, Peter Mortimer, Scott Bradfield, Philipp Manderla
Producer: Ben Bryan
Cinematographer: Clark Fyans, Jonathan Griffith, Brett Lowell, Austin Siadak, John Trapman, Greg Wheeler, Rob Bruce
Editor: Joshua Steel Minor, Fernando Villena
Principal Cast: Marc-André Leclerc, Brette Harrington, Alex Honnold, Conrad Anker, Reinhold Messner, Michelle Kuipers, Peter Mortimer
Additional Credits: Producer: Clark Fyans, Producer: Michael Negri


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Year: 2020
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Genre: Biography, Documentary, Sports
Screening Section: Documentary Spotlight
Screening Category: Documentary Feature
Country: Argentina, Canada, Italy, Poland, United States
Language: English
Runtime: 82 mins