Into Thin Air: Death on Everest


2h 1997

Brief Synopsis

Movie based on the stories of Jon Krakauer and other survivors of the May 1996 mountain climbing disaster on Mount Everest, which took the lives of two of the world's most renowned mountaineers, team expedition leaders Scott Fischer and Rob Hall.

Film Details

Also Known As
Death on Everest
Release Date
1997
Production Company
ABC Entertainment Group; F Stop Inc; Stillking Films
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Location
Pitzal, Tirol, Austria

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Movie based on the stories of Jon Krakauer and other survivors of the May 1996 mountain climbing disaster on Mount Everest, which took the lives of two of the world's most renowned mountaineers, team expedition leaders Scott Fischer and Rob Hall.

Crew

Suzanne Angel

Adr Editor

Wayne Artman

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Robert J Avrech

Screenwriter

Leo Baumgartner

Technical Advisor

David Beatty

Editor

Karl Heinz Bochnig

Special Effects Coordinator

Ivan Chalupa

Key Grip

Kathi Danielson

Production Accountant

Jiri Farkas

Hair Stylist

Denny Flinn

Assistant

Petr Forejt

Boom Operator

Suzanne Gordon

Publicity

Michael Graham

Sound Editor

Martin Grosup

Camera Operator

Monika Hanzlikova

Assistant

Robert L Harman

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Ronald Hart

Production Assistant

Lee Holdridge

Music

Judith Holstra

Casting (Usa)

Frank Jones

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Jiri Juda

Property Master

Jindra Koci

Art Director

Jon Krakauer

Book As Source Material ("Into Thin Air")

Todd Lachniet

Production Coordinator

Barbara Lane

Costume Designer

Abraham Leibman

Gaffer

Carl Lawrence Ludwig

Assistant Director

Mirek Lux

Assistant Director

Michael Lyle

Sound Editor

David Minkowski

Co-Producer

Rosalie Muskatt

Producer

Lida Ordnungova

Production Coordinator

Jay Patterson

Sound Department

Pavlina Prikrylova

Assistant Production Coordinator

Hans Proppe

Producer

Cathy Rehl

Publicity

Neil Roach

Director Of Photography

Don Sanders

Music Editor

Franz Schrems

Director Of Photography (2nd Unit)

Astrid Sieben

Set Decorator

Michal Skop

Unit Production Manager

Bernard Sofronski

Executive Producer

Meg Speirs

Makeup

Francesco Stazonelli

Location Manager

Carol A Stewart

Script Supervisor

Emily Stiilam

Assistant Director

Christian Stoltz

Production Assistant

Deborah Edell Underwood

Associate Producer

Rachel Verno

Co-Producer

Christiaan Wagener

Production Designer

Z Jean Woods

Assistant Editor

Jeremy Zimmermann

Casting (United Kingdom)

Film Details

Also Known As
Death on Everest
Release Date
1997
Production Company
ABC Entertainment Group; F Stop Inc; Stillking Films
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Location
Pitzal, Tirol, Austria

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States November 9, 1997

Released in United States on Video October 13, 1998

Began shooting April 14, 1997.

Completed shooting late May 1997.