The true story of young Brazilian traveller and lapsed academic, Gabriel Buchmann, and his quixotic mission to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. When we meet headstrong but likeable Gabriel in Kenya, he is happy and self-sufficient, travelling responsibly and leaving nothing behind but solid friendships. Yet when joined by girlfriend Cristina in Malawi, a slow change creeps across Gabriel’s personality, gradually leading him astray. This Cannes prizewinner is a rich and distinctive study of character and place, and features the real-life Gabriel’s African friends reprising their meetings with him.

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