75 years later, climber Conrad Anker’s life became intertwined with Mallory’s after finding his frozen body with all his belongings intact. The only thing missing was a photograph of his wife, Ruth, which Mallory had promised to place on the summit. Haunted by Mallory’s story, Conrad Anker returns to Everest with British climbing prodigy Leo Houlding to unravel the mysteries surrounding his disappearance.
This theatrical feature, directed by Anthony Geffen, was released in cinemas and giant screen theatres across the US by National Geographic Entertainment in August 2010, and in giant screen theatres around the world. Click here for cinema listings.
The Wildest Dream was released in IMAX theatres and cinemas across the UK, by National Geographic Entertainment and Serengeti Entertainment, on Friday 24th September 2010. It continues to play in cinemas around the UK – have a look at our ‘Find A Cinema’ section’ for the latest listings.
The UK television premiere of The Wildest Dream took place on BBC Two on Wednesday 17th August 2011. The Australian television premiere of the film was on ABC1 on Sunday 21st August 2011, followed by the companion documentary Everest: Shooting The Impossible on ABC2.