- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 30 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: March 13, 2001
- Originally Released: 2001
- Label: Image Entertainment
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Snap Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Additional Release Material:
- Documentary: Making of the Theatrical Release "VERTICAL LIMIT"
Performers, Cast and Crew:
When snow first falls, it coats everything in a beautiful blanket of soft, quiet white. Laying there so sleepily, it's easy to forget its deadly power. The delicate perfection of the snowflake belies the chaotic force of an avalanche, here captured in its devastating glory on film. Also included are interviews with top scientists in the field and brand new footage captured by filmmakers taking enormous risks.
Description by Image Entertainment:
Never before has the true fury and power of the avalanche been captured on film. Filmmakers risked life and limb to photograph the most awesome display of icy devastation. This specacular 90-minute documentary includes interviews with world-renowned scientists and never-before-seen footage to provide an incomparable visceral and educational experience contrasting the destructive chaos of the avalanche with the brilliance and perfection of the snowflake.