Climb Against the Odds

Overview

This is a moving documentary about 12 brave women and their quest to climb Mt. McKinley, the tallest mountain in North America, in order to bring global attention to the struggle against breast cancer. Five of the climbers are breast cancer survivors, while the other seven chose to climb in honor of a loved one diagnosed with breast cancer. Their story is narrarated by Olympia Dukakis and is filmed over the final year of a two and a half year training program. This documentary focuses on the personal stories of ...
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Overview

This is a moving documentary about 12 brave women and their quest to climb Mt. McKinley, the tallest mountain in North America, in order to bring global attention to the struggle against breast cancer. Five of the climbers are breast cancer survivors, while the other seven chose to climb in honor of a loved one diagnosed with breast cancer. Their story is narrarated by Olympia Dukakis and is filmed over the final year of a two and a half year training program. This documentary focuses on the personal stories of the survivors and demonstrates the power of sheer determination as the women struggle to overcome horrible weather, emotional pain, and several physical ailments.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/30/2008
  • UPC: 842994012139
  • Original Release: 1999
  • Rating:

  • Source: Bayview Films
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:26:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 65,978

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Olympia Dukakis Voice Only
Technical Credits
Karen Carlson Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Steve Michelson Director, Executive Producer, Producer, Screenwriter
Lex Fletcher Cinematographer
Jeanne Rizzo Executive Producer, Musical Direction/Supervision, Producer, Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Climb Against the Odds: Mount McKinley
1. The Odds [12:14]
2. Preparation [8:57]
3. The Challenge [7:57]
4. Base Camp [8:41]
5. The Climb [10:56]
6. Obstacles [15:18]
7. Summit Day [18:24]
8. Credits [1:54]
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Disc #1 -- Climb Against the Odds: Mount McKinley
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   Prevention Guide
      For Mac Users
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