Torn (2021)

The bigger the life, the greater the risk.

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 2021-12-03
  • User Rating: 6.8/10 from 23 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 32min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: National Geographic
  • Production Country: Nepal, United States of America
  • Director: Max Lowe
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When world renowned climber Alex Lowe was tragically lost in a deadly avalanche, his best friend and climbing partner went on to marry his widow and help raise his three sons. This profoundly intimate film from eldest son Max, captures the family's intense personal journey toward understanding as they finally lay him to rest.

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  • Alex Lowe

    as Self (archive footage)
  • Max Lowe

    as Self
  • Sam Lowe

    as Self
  • Isaac Lowe

    as Self
  • Jennifer Lowe

    as Self
  • Conrad Anker

    as Self
  • Jimmy Chin

    as Self
Editing Doug Delaney Senior Colorist
Sound Saunder Jurriaans Music
Production Simon Chinn Producer
Sound Danny Bensi Music
Production Jonathan Chinn Producer
Directing Max Lowe Director
Production Carolyn Bernstein Executive Producer
Sound Max Braverman Sound Designer
Sound Gary Welch Music Supervisor
Sound Phil McGowan Scoring Mixer
Production David Kraemer Line Producer
Production Ryan Harrington Executive Producer
Camera Logan Schneider Director of Photography
Production Bengt Anderson Executive Producer
Editing Molly Nolan Online Editor
Production Chris Murphy Producer
Production Christopher Matson Production Manager
Production Levi Hawkinson Post Producer
Sound Marcin Chojnowski Sound Mixer
Editing Santiago Padilla Colorist
Crew Jordi Nus Additional Music
Production Stephen Woloszyn Production Coordinator