Beyond The Edge is a 2013 documentary film about Sir Edmund Hillary and
Tenzing Norgay's monumental and historical ascent of Mt. Everest in
1953. Presented on Blu-ray.
In 1953, the ascent of Everest remained the last of Earth's great
challenges. Standing at over 29,000ft, the world's highest mountain posed a
fearsome challenge and had already claimed thirteen lives in previous
Faced with treacherous winds, sub-zero temperatures and battling altitude
sickness, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay finally achieved the impossible
and became the first men to stand atop Everest. It was an event that stunned the
world and defined an era.
Sir Edmund Hillary's incredible achievement remains one of the greatest
adventure stories of all time; the epic journey of a man from modest beginnings
who overcame adversity to reach the highest point on Earth.
Both a classic triumph of the underdog story and a gripping, cinematic
experience, BEYOND THE EDGE is a tale of human endurance, tenacity and courage
in the face of overwhelming odds.
For the first time ever, and with the support of the Hillary family, Sir
Edmund's story will be brought to life on the big screen, ‘relived’ using
both original colour footage, photographs and dramatised recreations of the