Best Of ShAFF - The Last Mountain - Sheffield

The Polish expedition to winter K2 in 2018



27 Feb '20 | 7:30pm


27 Feb '20 | 9:00pm

The true story of the climbing attempt on K2, the last Himalayan peak unconquered in winter. The expedition led in 2018 by mountaineering veterans and legends – Krzysztof Wielicki, Adam Bielecki and Denis Urubko had successfully rescued Elisabeth Revol, French climber who was trapped on nearby Nanga Parbat along with Tomasz Mackiewicz. It was one of the most extraordinary successful rescue operation performed in the history of mountaineering.

The movie was directed by Dariusz Załuski who was born on August 4, 1959, in Warsaw. Załuski is alpine and high-altitude climber and also director, screenwriter and photographer. He climbs eight of eight-thousanders including K2 and Mount Everest (twice). Member of Polish winter expeditions: Nanga Parbat, Makalu and K2. Załuski started filming since last expedition of Andrzej Zawada in 1997. His latest films have participated in many mountain film festivals around the world.