The Alpinist (Peter Mortimer, Nick Rosen – 2021) A-

A documentary that follows the 23-year old Marc-André Leclerc who does some of the most insane solo climbs in history. He does them for himself. Actually, until this documentary crew started tracking his climbs it seems as if no one even knew about him. Documentaries and fiction films about passionate individuals doing extraordinary things at the top of their game almost always really work for me. This heart-breaker did not disappoint.

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