Touching the Void

The closer you are to death. The more you realize you are alive.

Touching the Void (2003)


A documentary based on the book of the same name by Joe Simpson about Simpson's and Simon Yates' disastrous and near-fatal attempt to climb 6,344m Siula Grande in the Cordillera Huayhuash in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.

Director: Kevin Macdonald

Release Date: 2003-09-05
Status: Released
Run time: 106 min / 1:46
Revenue: $13,885,802
Production Companies : UK Film Council, Darlow Smithson Productions, Film4 Productions
Production Country: United Kingdom



Brendan Mackey
Joe Simpson
Nicholas Aaron
Simon Yates
Richard Hawking
Ollie Ryall
Richard Hawking
Joe Simpson
Simon Yates


Directing Kevin Macdonald Director
Writing Joe Simpson Author
Production Charles Furneaux Executive Producer
Production Robin Gutch Executive Producer
Production John Smithson Producer
Production Paul Trijbits Executive Producer
Sound Alex Heffes Original Music Composer
Camera Mike Eley Director of Photography
Camera Keith Partridge Director of Photography
Editing Justine Wright Editor
Production Susie Figgis Casting
Art Patrick Bill Production Design

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