Meru [Blu-ray] [2015]

  • SKU: 29388274
  • Release Date: 11/17/2015
  • Rating: R
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Overall Customer Rating:
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (2 out of 2)

Special Features

  • Audio commentaries by Conrad Anker and directors Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
  • Bonus expedition footage from Mount Meru
  • Director Q&As from the Chicago premiere and Full Frame Festival
  • Sundance Film Festival interview with the filmmakers


This documentary follows top climbers Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk as they tackle the Shark's Fin, a treacherous 20,000 ft. near vertical point on Mount Meru in India. The ascent took much longer than they anticipated and the group was faced with challenging situations that included sub-zero temperatures, losing a large portion of their food and resting in sleeping bags that dangled precariously from the mountain. The group persevered and became the first team to reach the summit in October 2008. The film also contains an interview with John Krakauer, author of "Into Thin Air" and candid interviews with the climbers and their families. ~ Jennifer Lackman, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Conrad Anker
    Conrad Anker
  • Renan Ozturk
    Renan Ozturk
  • Jon Krakauer
    Jon Krakauer
  • Image coming soon
    Grace Chin
  • Image coming soon
    Jennifer Lowe-Anker

Customer rating

would recommend to a friend
  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Makes you a mountain climber

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    My wife made me watch this and I'm glad she did. One of the best documentary I've seen in a long time. If you like or are interested in mountain climbing in any way you need to see this movie !

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love it!

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    • My Best Buy® MemberMember

    Great documentary. Love Renan Ozturk's work. Really keeps you on the edge of your seat.

    I would recommend this to a friend

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