World of Wonder - Triple Feature (IMAX) (DVD) (English)
Starring Robert Redford, Linda Hunt, John Harlin III, Mark Plotkin, Michael Gambon
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THE ALPS (2007, 45 Mins.): In the air above Switzerland, on the sheer rock-and-ice wall known as the Eiger, an American climber is about to embark on the most perilous and meaningful ascent he has ever undertaken: an attempt to scale the legendary mountain that took his renowned father's life. Against a backdrop of overwhelming natural beauty, THE ALPS is a true-life story of extraordinary courage. It's the intensely personal journey of a man who has every reason not to climb the deadly Eiger North Face (the most difficult climb in Europe), yet climb it he must. AMAZON (1997, 39 Mins.): Explore the mysterious Amazon through the amazing IMAX experience and celebrate the beauty, vitality and wonder of this magical rainforest, which is disappearing at an alarming rate. Filmmakers overcame many difficulties to photograph this rarely seen tropical landscape and present it with all the visual power associated with IMAX. Narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Linda Hunt, this unique collaboration between an American scientist and a tribal shaman on a mission to find rare medicinal plants will amaze and astound you. GRAND CANYON ADVENTURE: RIVER AT RISK (2008, 45 Mins.): From the makers of Everest comes a powerful and cautionary film about the threat to one of America's most iconic landscapes. GRAND CANYON ADVENTURE: RIVER AT RISK follows the great Colorado River as it reveals the most pressing environmental story of our time - the world's growing shortage of fresh water. Join environmental advocates Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Wade Davis as they set out with their daughters, traveling deep into the Grand Canyon and down the river that runs through it. Your pulse will quicken as you are invited to join this thrilling ride downriver through raging rapids and breathtaking canyons. With stunning photography and sweeping aerial shots the renowned filmmakers capture all the majesty of the Colorado and The Grand Canyon in the largest film format ever made...
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