Release dateOctober 22, 2007 (2007-10-22) (UK) Based onThe Beckoning Silence
by Joe Simpson WriterRupert Walters (original treatment)
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The Beckoning Silence is a 2007 British television film that follows and retraces the unsuccessful attempt to scale the north face of the Eiger led by Toni Kurz in 1936. The film features climber Joe Simpson, whose book of the same name inspired the film.