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North Face

Summary Based on a true story, North Face is a suspenseful adventure film about a competition to climb the most dangerous rock face in the Alps. Set in 1936, as Nazi propaganda urges the nation’s Alpinists to conquer the unclimbed north face of the Swiss massif — the Eiger — two reluctant German climbers begin their daring ascent. (Music Box Fil...

North Face

Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 17 Critic Reviews
67
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 14 User Ratings
7.7
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Summary Based on a true story, North Face is a suspenseful adventure film about a competition to climb the most dangerous rock face in the Alps. Set in 1936, as Nazi propaganda urges the nation’s Alpinists to conquer the unclimbed north face of the Swiss massif — the Eiger — two reluctant German climbers begin their daring ascent. (Music Box Fil...

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 17 Critic Reviews
67
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14 Reviews
18% Mixed
3 Reviews
0% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 17 Critic Reviews
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82% Positive
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18% Mixed
3 Reviews
0% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 14 User Ratings
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7% Mixed
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Generally Favorable Based on 14 User Ratings
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86% Positive
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Production Company Dor Film-West Produktionsgesellschaft, MedienKontor Movie GmbH, Dor Film Produktionsgesellschaft, Triluna Film AG, Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR), ARD Degeto Film, Schweizer Fernsehen (SF), SRG SRR idée suisse, Majestic Filmproduktion, Lunaris Film, Filmförderanstalt, Österreichisches Filminstitut, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, Deutscher Filmförderfonds (DFFF), Zürcher Filmstiftung, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, ORF Film/Fernseh-Abkommen, Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Bundesamt für Kultur (EDI), Beta Film
Release Date Jan 29, 2010
Duration 2 h 6 m
Rating Not Rated
German Film Awards
• 2 Wins & 3 Nominations
German Film Critics Association Awards
• 2 Wins & 2 Nominations
Hamburg Film Festival
2 Nominations