GenreDocumentary, Adventure, Drama Music directorDavid Long CountryNew Zealand (shot in Nepal)
Release date6 September 2013 (2013-09-06) (Toronto International Film Festival )
22 October 2013 (2013-10-22) (New Zealand) WriterMatthew Metcalfe (screen story), Leanne Pooley (screen story), Leanne Pooley Initial releaseOctober 24, 2013 (New Zealand) CastChad Moffitt (Edmund Hillary), Erroll Shand (Charles Evans), Sonam Sherpa (Tenzing Norgay), John Wraight (John Hunt), Joshua Rutter (George Lowe), Daniel Musgrove (Tom Bourdillon) Similar moviesThe Wildest Dream, Batman Begins, Everest, The Summit, Climbing Everest with a Mountain on My Back: The Sherpa's Story, K2 - Traum und Schicksal
Beyond the edge official movie trailer
Beyond the Edge is a 2013 New Zealand 3D docudrama about Sir Edmund Hillarys historical ascent of Mount Everest in 1953. As well as featuring dramatised recreations shot on location on Everest and in New Zealand, the film includes original footage and photographs from what was then, the ninth British expedition to the mountain.
The film premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival on 6 September 2013, where it won positive reviews from fans and film critics. The Toronto Star, Canadas largest newspaper, gave it 3.5 out of 4 stars. It was second runner-up in competition for the Peoples Choice Award. It premiered in New Zealand on 22 October 2013.
A 3D feature film about Sir Edmund Hillary's monumental and historical ascent of Mt. Everest in 1953 - an event that stunned the world and defined a nation.