2020 Official Selection, film index

Le Sommet des dieux

Le Sommet des dieux
The Summit of the Gods

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Did George Mallory die going up or coming down the summit of Everest, 8th June 1924? Seventy years later when Fukamachi, a young reporter, buys an old Kodak camera in a market in Kathmandu, he thinks he can find the answer. This discovery draws him into the world of eager mountaineers chasing impossible conquests, where love and ghosts intertwine.

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The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Le Sommet des dieux

    Directed by: Patrick IMBERT

    Country: France, Luxembourg

    Running time: 01 h 33 min

  • Technique

    Category: WIP Feature

    Techniques used: 2D computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Young adults, Adults

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  • Credits

    Directed by: Patrick IMBERT

    Production: Jean-Charles OSTORERO, Damien BRUNNER, Stéphan ROELANTS



    Based on: "Le Sommet des dieux", Jirô Taniguchi, Baku Yumemakura