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The Other Side of the Mountain is a 1975 American drama romance film based on the true story of ski racing champion Jill Kinmont. The UK title of the film was A Window to the Sky.
In early 1955, Kinmont was the national champion in slalom, and was a top U.S. prospect for a medal in the 1956 Winter Olympics, a year away. She was paralyzed in a near-fatal downhill accident at the Snow Cup in Alta, Utah, weeks before her 19th birthday, leaving her quadriplegic. Jill Kinmont Boothe died in Carson City, Nevada, on Feb. 9, 2012.
The film was directed by Larry Peerce, written by David Seltzer (based on the 1966 biography A Long Way Up by E. G. Valens), and stars Marilyn Hassett and Beau Bridges. It features the Oscar-nominated theme song "Richard's Window" (composed by Charles Fox, lyrics by Norman Gimbel), sung by Olivia Newton-John.
A sequel, The Other Side of the Mountain Part 2, was made in 1978.
08.04.1977 in Deutschland
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