Dragan Jaćimović was the first Serbian man to reach the summit of Everest. This documentary uses excerpts from his diary and videos of his feat to de-construct the epic of a lone adventurer.
AWARDS: Special Mention. Visions Du Réel/ Grand Prix. Beldocs/ Special Mention of the Jury. ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival/ Special Mention of the Jury. Marovski Festival Belgrade/ Best Documentary Film. IBIZACINEFEST International Independent Film Festival
OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: IDFA/ Visions Du Réel/ Hot Docs/ Beldocs/ Vilnius Documentary Film Festival/ RIDM Montreal/ Trento Film Festival/ Nuovo Mundi Mountain Film Festival/ L´Alternativa Barcelona Independent Film Festival/ Sudan Independent Film Festival/ Alpin Film Festival/ Ulju Mountain Film Festival
4 Years in 10 Minutes. A psychological ascent to Everest
Vintage footage of alien landscapes and mystical mental states, shot by the first Serbian man to climb Mount Everest, is woven with puzzling excerpts from his diary, composing an experimental meditation on a journey to eternal glory, and back to the banality of everyday life; a journey that changed him in ways he never intended.
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