The Wildest Dream
|Starring||Liam Neeson, Natasca Richardson, Ralph Fiennes|
|Genre(s)||Biography, Documentary, History|
This documentary uses astonishing visuals to tell the intersecting stories of George Mallory, the first man to attempt a summit of Mount Everest, and Conrad Anker, the mountaineer who finds Mallory’s frozen remains 75 years later.
Sample Discussion Guide Questions
• George Mallory set forth to be the first person to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1924. How have advances in technology changed between his attempt at summiting the peak and when Conrad Anker and Leo Houlding attempted it for The Wildest Dream?
• Outside of changes in technology, how was Anker and Houlding’s climb different than Mallory’s even though they were following the steps he once took?