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  • Summary: K2: Siren of the Himalayas follows a breathtaking high-altitude mountaineering experience presenting the stunning vistas, perilous adventure, close teamwork and blissful serenity that is part of an elite climbing group's 2009 attempt to summit the world's most challenging peak. [First Run Features]
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  1. Reviewed by: John DeFore
    Aug 21, 2014
    70
    An account of one modern expedition that draws fruitfully upon the lore of another.
  2. Reviewed by: Ernest Hardy
    Aug 19, 2014
    70
    Its considered use of ice and snow-covered vistas against the expanse of blue sky offers great beauty while capturing something of what pulls the adventurous to try to reach the world's second highest peak.
  3. Reviewed by: Ben Kenigsberg
    Aug 21, 2014
    60
    Shedding light on the filmmaking process would have only enriched this well-wrought but limited extreme-sports portrait.
  4. Reviewed by: Jordan Hoffman
    Aug 18, 2014
    50
    In this 75-minute straight shot of Discovery Channel cinema, no emotional crests are peaked, but viewers will come away informed.
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