Reinhold Messner is an Italian mountaineer, adventurer, explorer, and author from the autonomous Italian province of South Tyrol. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest mountaineers of all time.
In this doco he looks back over his career with surprising candor and self-revelation. It is the career of a man who began climbing with his father in the exquisite Italian Dolomites, but whose restless quest for self-knowledge through extreme adventures made him the most accomplished climber of modern times. MESSNER includes rare footage of his astonishing climbs of the world's highest mountains - without using bottled oxygen and often alone. Classic!