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Vertical Limit

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bigImage *NOTE: VERTICAL LIMIT was originally shot with 35mm cameras, and is being shown in 35mm on Large Format screens.

SYNOPSIS: When a team of K-2 climbers lead by a ruthlessly determined young woman (Robin Tunney) attempts to reach the peak in inhuman weather conditions, a series of irreversible disasters occur. The leader's brother (Chris O'Donnell), also an expert climber, organizes a rescue mission to save the stranded team. With incredible special effects, non-stop action, and dramatic displays of human strength and daring, Martin Campbell's VERTICAL LIMIT will give thrill-seekers a run for their money.

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Starring: Bill Paxton, Chris O'Donnell, Izabella Scorupco, Robin Tunney, Scott Glenn. Directed by Martin Campbell. Producers: Marcia Nasatir, Lloyd Phillips, Martin Campbell and Robert King. Written by Robert King and Terry Hayes. Distributed by Columbia Tristar. Composer:   James Newton Howard. Cinematographer:   David Tattersall. Editor: Thom Noble.


Outside Reviews:

"Vertical Limit" By Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

"A Good Old Cliffhanger" By Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

"Vertical Limit plain stupid" By John Powell, Jam! Showbiz

"Vertical Limit" By Charles Taylor,

"Man vs. Mountain, the Nth Round" By Elvis Mitchell, The New York Times (registration req'd)

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