Meru

A FILM BY Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

"Meru is absolutely worth the climb."
- Newsweek
"Harrowing and ultimately moving! One of the best sports documentaries of its type in recent years. Engrossing..hair-raising...a nail-biter."
- Dennis Harvey, Variety
Audience Award - Documentary - 2015 Sundance Film Festival
Charlie Fowler Award Winner - 2015 Telluride Mountainfilm

Synopsis

After suffering dramatic set backs in their lives, three close friends, who are among the world’s best professional climbers, battle their complicated pasts, inner demons and nature’s harshest elements in an attempt to climb the Shark’s Fin on Mount Meru, considered the ultimate prize in the exclusive high stakes game of Himalayan big wall climbing.
Original Languages: English, French
Genre: Documentary
Running Time: 87 min
Year: 2014

CREDITS

CAST
Renan Ozturk ()
Conrad Anker ()
Jimmy Chin ()
DIRECTED BY
Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

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PHOTOS

Jimmy Chin in MERU. Courtesy of Mongrel Media. Photo by Renan Ozturk.
Conrad Anker and Jimmy Chin in MERU. Courtesy of Mongrel Media. Photo by Renan Ozturk.
Jimmy Chin in MERU. Courtesy of Mongrel Media. Photo by Renan Ozturk.
Conrad Anker in MERU. Courtesy of Mongrel Media. Photo by Jimmy Chin.
Renan Ozturk in MERU. Courtesy of Mongrel Media. Photo by Jimmy Chin.
Renan Ozturk in MERU. Courtesy of Mongrel Media. Photo by Jimmy Chin.
Director Jimmy Chin. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.
Director Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi. Courtesy of Mongrel Media.