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Climbing Everest with a Mountain on My Back: The Sherpa's Story

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Summary

An insight into the Sherpa community, focusing on the lives of mountain guides Phurba, Ngima, Ngima Tenji and Gelu, who reveal the reality of their daily lives with their families after they return home from climbing expeditions, where their feats have become the stuff of legend. Generally secretive about their nation, culture and customs, this film provides a glimpse into the real heroes of Mount Everest.

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Director Heinz Leger

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