The Ascent


1h 36m 1994
The Ascent

Brief Synopsis

Set in British East Africa during World War II, based on a true story of an Italian prisoner-of-war who escapes to climb Mt. Kenya by challenging his English captor.

Film Details

Also Known As
Ascent
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Location
Kenya

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 36m

Synopsis

Set in British East Africa during World War II, based on a true story of an Italian prisoner-of-war who escapes to climb Mt. Kenya by challenging his English captor.

Crew

Iain Allen

Other

Jock Anderson

Craft Service

Walter Anderson

Sound Mixer

Colin Athanasius

Set Decorator

Robert Bantle

Executive Producer

Michael Baugh

Production Designer

Suzanne Belcher

Makeup

John Chavanga

Assistant Director

Jean-francois Chavrier

Property Master

Ray Coates

Generator Operator

David Connell

Director Of Photography

David Connell

Camera Operator

Mary Elkins

Sound Mixer

Duncan M Ferguson

Stunts

Duncan M Ferguson

Other

Irwin Fisch

Music

Bernard Gathero

Transportation Coordinator

Obaso Gillianne

Makeup Assistant

Evanson N Gitau

Carpenter

Barbara Gordon

Script Supervisor

Mark Haber

Camera Operator

Robert Halmi Jr.

Executive Producer

Timothy Harbert

Unit Production Manager

Timothy Harbert

Associate Producer

Myron Hoffert

Assistant Director

Ian Howell

Other

Stephen Humble

Assistant Editor

Johnstone M Itumo

Props Assistant

Lenny Juma

Casting

Mohammed Juma

Grip

Pius Juma

Art Assistant

Joseph Kalui

Wardrobe Assistant

Babu Kamau

Production Assistant

George J Kamau

Best Boy

Robert K Kamau

Production

Steve Kamau

Sound

Njeri Karago

Producer

David Kareithi

Art Assistant

Hussen Kareithi

Other

Benjamin Kariuki

Production

Christopher Kariuki

Production Assistant

Daniel Kiarie

Assistant Director

Tereza Kihara

Makeup Assistant

Noah Kimani

Transportation Captain

Boniface Kimweli

Wardrobe Assistant

Geoffrey Kiragu

Driver

Lynn Kressel

Casting

Brent Lavett

Makeup

Jeff Lawenda

Executive Producer

Nzioka Makau

Set Decorator

Konga Mbandu

Casting Associate

Herman N Mbugua

Accountant

Raha Mekapi

Wardrobe Assistant

Scott Middleton

Assistant Camera Operator

Thomas Molito

Executive Producer

Joe Montrone

Production Supervisor

Jimmy Mukora

Construction Manager

John Peter Mungai

Other

Paul Mungai

Other

Molly Murray

Accounting Assistant

Patrick Musyimi

Props Assistant

Charlie Mutiso

Wardrobe Assistant

Raphael K Mwalira

Carpenter

Billy Mwangola

Art Assistant

Pauline Njehu

Wardrobe Assistant

Amina Noordin

Other

Andrew Parke

Assistant Camera Operator

Bill Pierson

Key Grip

Scott Ramson

Director Of Photography

Hamza Rashid

Production

Rick Ridgeway

Other

Carlos Romero

Scenic Artist

Greg Ryan

Assistant Camera Operator

Elizabeth Ryrie

Costume Designer

Jay Shapiro

Other

John M Silva

Art Assistant

Jeffrey Simmons

Assistant

Bill Sims

Assistant Camera Operator

Jacky Tela

Dolly Grip

Dick Tummell

Gaffer

Charles Wachira

Helicopter Pilot

Omar A Washee

Electrician

Anne Waudo

Production Coordinator

Bob Weber

Production Accountant

Michael Weis

Other

Leroy Wilson

Wardrobe Supervisor

David Wiltse

Screenplay

Ron Wisman

Editor

Ron Wisman

Assistant Editor

Glen Young

Boom Operator

Film Details

Also Known As
Ascent
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1994
Location
Kenya

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 36m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States on Video May 16, 1995

Released in United States September 1994

Shown at Toronto International Film Festival September 8-17, 1994.

Began shooting January 17, 1994.

Completed shooting February 21, 1994.

Ultra-Stereo

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States on Video May 16, 1995

Released in United States September 1994 (Shown at Toronto International Film Festival September 8-17, 1994.)