Majestic image of Mount Everest

Everest – Surviving a mountainous calamity

This trailer for “Everest” hits close to home especially with what has happened at Mount Kinabalu Malaysia last week. Like everybody else in  Singapore, learning of the tragedy which struck the young students of Tanjong Katong Primary School shocked me terribly.

Originally I had wanted to write about how all these human survival stories seem to focus on the trials and triumphs of a distinct group. Hopefully Hollywood will learn to embrace global stories as well.

Everest Cast & Crew Information

Director: Baltasar Kormákur
Producers: Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, Brian Oliver and Tyler Thompson, Nicky Kentish Barnes and Baltasar Kormákur
Screenplay: William Nicholson and Simon Beaufoy
Cast: Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Sam Worthington, Keira Knightley, Emily Watson and Jake Gyllenhaal

Everest Malaysia and Singapore Release Dates Information

U.S. Release Date: 18 September 2015

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