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A Man Strives To Climb All The Tallest Mountains In ’14 Peaks’ Documentary Trailer (Exclusive Video)

“You are on the brink of life – and death.” So says a voice in the exhilarating first trailer for “14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible,” a new documentary set to debut on Netflix later this month.

The film follows the journey of proud and ambitious Nepalese climber Nimsdai Purja, who embarked on a fearless quest to the top the 14 highest peaks in the world. Topping Everest and K2, the list includes all mountains over 8,000 meters (26,247 feet), and the previous fastest climber had reached the record 14 peaks in just under eight years. Purja was determined to break this record by climbing the mountains in less than seven month.

Throughout the trailer, you can hear Purja’s free-spirited and opinionated voice, like when he says, “If this was done by a western climber, the news would be 10 times bigger than this. .” And of course Purja’s quest is carried by the thousands of Sherpas who have played such an important role, often with less glory, in Himalayan climbing.

But the film’s visuals, rich with scenes from the blinding “death zone” of those mountain peaks, are what make the trailer such a jaw-dropping watch. Documentary fans won’t be surprised that ’14 Peaks’ was produced by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, experts on fierce audiences with their Oscar-winning ‘Free Solo’, as well as 2015’s ‘Meru’ and the emotional grotto of this year. -dive doc “The Rescue”. (“14 Peaks” was directed by London filmmaker Torquil Jones, whose credits include a short documentary about the Berlin Marathon titled “The Journey”.)

Check out the full trailer above. “14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible” premieres on Netflix on November 29.