Factual error: On the bus ride in Nepal, they're playing a Hindi song from an Indian movie (Kabhi Khushiyan Kabhi Gham) that was released in 2001. The time frame on the bus is 1996.

Factual error: The characters move way too fast when they're in the "Death zone" - not possible due to lack of air.

Shakura Sharkademus

Factual error: In different shots of the movie you see the characters warming their hands with their breath; which in real life would be an absolute no go, as the humidity of the breath will make the hands wet and colder/frozen. Also, when most characters reached the "death zone" they were not out of breath and spoke sentences too long for the shortage of oxygen on that altitude.

Shakura Sharkademus
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Question: Sounds a bit weird to me that there would be a direct flight from Christchurch to Kathmandu in the beginning of the movie?

Chosen answer: I did an Internet search, and every flight from Christchurch to Katmandu has at least two stopovers. However, the film takes place about two decades ago and there is no readily available information on flight paths for that time.

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