Invisible Summit

Lixin Fan
/ China
/ 2024
/ 88 mins
/ Chinese, English, Nepalese
World Premiere

Reaching the top is only half the battle.

Zhang Hong is an eternal hustler who comes from a poor family in China and lost his sight when he was only 21 years old. While his wife aspires to a peaceful life, Hong keeps trying to be successful in order to prove himself and to bring a better life for his family. Now as he works as a blind masseur in Tibet, a typical job for a disabled person in China, the 45-year-old family man ventures out for something not so ordinary: climbing Mount Everest. After preparing for this expedition for the past five years, he hopes to finally turn his luck around.  

Film Trailer

with director Lixin Fan following the screening on
* 28 June, 3:00 pm, at Lumiere Cinemas
Supported by:
02 Asia New Zealand Foundation Te Whītau Tūhono logo

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Film Info

Director: Lixin Fan
Producer: Bo Wang, Song He, Xinran Ning
Country: China
Language: Chinese, English, Nepalese
Year: 2024
Duration: 88 mins
Category: Facing the Edge
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