The Beckoning Silence

In 'Touching the Void' we witnessed a marvel of human survival as Joe Simpson returned from a near-death mountaineering experience. But what happened next? Simpson recalls the root of his passion for the sport in the story of Toni Kurz who died on the slopes of Mount Eiger, in the Swiss Alps, in 1936. Now Simpson must decide whether he'll heed medical advice, or go back to the environment that almost killed him.

Year: 2007
Genre: Documentaries, Sport, General Docos
Country: UK
Director: Louise Osmond
Starring: Joe Simpson
Duration: 73 Minutes
Rating: PG
Location in store: Documentary (Sport)



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