LANGTANG di Sébastien Montaz-Rosset (Francia, 2015, 52’)
Langtang is the story of a journey to the heart of Nepal. In April 2015, ultra runner Kilian Jornet is preparing for an expedition to Everest as part of his project, ‘Summits of My Life’, together with alpinist Jordi Tosas and filmmaker Sébastien Montaz-Rosset. Two days before departure, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hits Nepal with devastating effect and Jordi’s beloved Langtang Valley is all but eradicated. Putting their original objective to one side, the team travel to Nepal with the hope of offering help in the place that they hold in their hearts.
Sébastien Montaz-Rosset is a mountain guide and ski teacher, grew up in the French Alps. He spent most of his life playing and working in the mountains. Taking photos and filming clients he developed his interest in film, and turned his passion for images into a full time obsession. He has founded his own production company, Montaz-Rosset Film based in Chamonix, within which he has produced and directed several award winning films such as “I Believe I Can Fly”, “Petit Bus Rouge”, the series “Kilian Quest”.