PBS NOVA - Everest: The Death Zone (1998)
DVDRip | 480x368 | .AVI/XviD @ 3010 Kbps | 56mn 46s | 700 MiB
Audio: English AC3 224 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: NoneGenre: Documentary
"Because it is there" is the reason so many men and women have risked death to climb Mount Everest, the tallest mountain on earth. NOVA follows a scientific investigation of high-altitude physiology in Everest: The Death Zone, which examines the biological and psychological changes experienced by a group of climbers during their ascent. Jodie Foster's narration accompanies the team as the NOVA photographers capture the stark, alien beauty of the mountain; the drama reaches a crescendo on the descent as it becomes unclear whether or not an ill climber will make it. Well worth watching by anyone interested in mountain climbing or the limits of human endurance, Everest: The Death Zone is at once cautionary and inspiring. Narrated by Jodi Foster.