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“I don’t imagine life after the Everest.
For now
I see only the mountain.
Once, when we conquer the mountain,
life will open up again.”
                                           Tone Škarja


Duration: 75 min


The documentary film portrays the mountaineering career of Slovenian Alpine climbing legend – expedition leader Tone Škarja.

Through the conversations with Tone in Kathmandu and with the help of extensive and unique archive material viewers set on a journey through Tone’s life – from his first expeditions in Himalayas, to the great breakthrough on the Mount Everest in 1979 and all the way through more than two decades of great successes and also great tragedies in Slovenian mountaineering.

directed by Boštjan Slatenšek, screenplay by Boštjan Slatenšek and Urban Golob, produced by Uroš Goričan, cinematography by Boštjan Slatenšek and Luka Stopar, edited by Nina Klančar and Boštjan Slatenšek, music composed by Vojko Sfiligoj, sound design by Matjaž Moraus Zdešar


Year of production: 2014

Technical details: 16:9, HD

Country: Slovenia

Language: Slovenian, English subtitles

Filming Locations: Slovenia, Nepal, Poland

Co-produced by: RTV Slovenia

Co-financed by: Slovenian Film Centre

Contact: Uroš Goričan
Tel.: +386 31 655 203


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