Locarno's Buzz Films
North Face (Nordwand) (Ger)Piazza GrandeDir: Philipp StolzlThe story: An all-star German cast of Benno Furmann, Florian Lukas and Ulrich Tukur play climbers attempting to scale the Eiger in the 1930s. The plot touches on love, political conflict during the Nazi era and the mountaineers' obsession.The buzz: Such an epic narrative sweep combined with awe-inspiring location cinematography may make North Face this year's breakout ...
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