The Summit of the Gods

Luxembourg/France, 95m, DCP

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Screened November 24–30, 2021

A breathtaking adaptation of the manga series by renowned manga artist Jiro Taniguchi and writer Baku Yumemakura, Patrick Imbert’s The Summit of the Gods follows a young Japanese photojournalist, Fukamachi, who finds a camera that could change the history of mountaineering. It leads him to the mysterious Habu, an outcast climber believed missing for years. Fukamachi enters a world of obsessive mountaineers hungry for impossible conquests on a journey that leads him, step by step, towards the summit of the gods. A Netflix release

In French with English subtitles

Official Selection: Cannes Film Festival

A film by Patrick Imbert

Elegantly conceived, it’s an exploration of the desire to discover, see, or do something no one else has.”

Carlos Aguilar, The Wrap

Beauty and brutality intermingle to an unusual degree here… Makes a case for the journey mattering more than the destination.”

Michael Nordine, Variety