Touching the Void The story of a terrible, real, 1985 mountain-climbing accident, half-dramatized and half-documentary, which scales down the vertiginous moral question: When should a choice of self-preservation… Touching the Void The story of a terrible, real, 1985 mountain-climbing accident, half-dramatized and half-documentary, which scales down the vertiginous moral question: When should a choice of self-preservation… 2004-01-23 PT106M Documentary Nicholas Aaron Richard Hawking Joe Simpson Simon Yates IFC Films
Movie Review

Touching the Void (2004)

EW's GRADE
B+

Details Limited Release: Jan 23, 2004; Length: 106 Minutes; Genre: Documentary; With: Nicholas Aaron and Richard Hawking; Distributor: IFC Films

The story of a terrible, real, 1985 mountain-climbing accident, half-dramatized and half-documentary, which scales down the vertiginous moral question: When should a choice of self-preservation override the commitments of partnership?

Originally posted Feb 06, 2004 Published in issue #749-750 Feb 06, 2004 Order article reprints