The Dawn Wall
A documentary-exciting movie that follows free climber Tommy Caldwell and climbing partner Kevin Jorgeson who cooperate together to do a hard mission. They plan to climb the impossible 3000 ft Dawn Wall of El Capitan. Although all the difficulties, they have a great faith that they can do it.
Critics Of "The Dawn Wall"
Eye for Film
March 16, 2018 In the End, watching The Dawn Wall becomes compulsive like a certain sort of computer game, the viewer effectively drawn into the climber's obsession.Read in Source
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
September 19, 2018 While the climbing scenes are white-knuckle exciting, the filmmakers understand that thrills alone don't make for a good climbing documentary. We have to care about the climbers before they set one foot on the rock.Read in Source
Hammer to Nail
April 19, 2018 The Dawn Wall is as thrilling as it is profound, proving that you don't need CGI and stunts to make a movie. It is, in other words, the real deal.Read in Source
September 13, 2018 Stuffed with drama, both climbing-related and not.Read in Source
November 20, 2018 Spectacular cinematography married to a compelling personality with an amazing life story makes this one of the best documentaries of 2018.Read in Source
Film Journal International
September 13, 2018 It's the camerawork by director of photography Brett Lowell and cinematographer Corey Rich (along with many other contributors) that impresses the most here.Read in Source
Los Angeles Times
September 13, 2018 "The Dawn Wall" transcends initial conventional sports documentary trappings, emerging as an affecting portrait of conquering personal limitations.Read in Source
March 18, 2018 As the most genuine of crowd-pleasers, it will have you rooting instantly for the two hardworking, charismatic athletes. You'll start to root for the filmmaking, too.Read in Source
September 12, 2018 Hanging off fingertips so high pines on the valley floor look like green washing-machine lint -- that's Caldwell's safe place. The Dawn Wall is the best example of living vicariously.Read in Source
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