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Sixth Festival "Vertical"

Alps the weastern range - the peaks and valleys of Piedmont

Category: Mountain and wild nature
Year: 2001
Time: 28 min
Country: Italy
Director: Folco Quilici

Subject: An eagle swoops over climbers as they conquer a needle in the Rocce del Nivole in the Gran Paradiso National Park: a scene emblematic of the film dedicated to the rapport between people and mountains. A close look at sports events such as a climb on the Southern spur of Mount Tribolazione and visits to communities that have created their own independent cultural centers (The Walsers, the Waldenses, the Provencal). Exploring the valleys and slopes of Monte Rosa with a secret view of its colours, glaciers and refuges.


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