DVD Blindsight [DVD] [2008] [Multilingual] [Region 1] (DVD 4380509),
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Blindsight [DVD] [2008] [Multilingual] [Region 1]

  • PG
  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • This documentary from director Lucy Walker (DEVIL'S PLAYGROUND) follows a group of blind teenagers as they ascend Lhakpa Ri, the 23,000 foot peak on Mount Everest's north face. Led by renowned mountaineer Erik Weihenmayer, the young Tibetans set out on an incredible if dangerous journey.
    • Rating - for some thematic elements and mild language
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 5281

  • Critic Reviews
    "Featuring exceptional people doing extraordinary things, BLINDSIGHT is one of those documentaries with the power to make you reexamine your entire life..."
    New York Times

    "[A] complex, inspirational documentary....Look deeper, though, and Lucy Walker's observant film is about profound East-West differences in the importance of journey versus destination..."
    Entertainment Weekly

    "[A] complex drama about differing values and definitions of success, exploring the limits of transcendence as well as the transcending of limits."
    Los Angeles Times

    "BLINDSIGHT crystallizes into a surprisingly penetrating sociological study offering intriguing insights into a hitherto closed culture."
    Sight and Sound

    4 stars out of 5 -- "Uplifting but never mawkish, and gorgeously shot."

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