Off the Edge

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Off the Edge
Directed by Michael Firth
Produced by Michael Firth
Narrated by Ron Hajek
Cinematography Geoff Cocks
Edited by Michael Economou
Release date
  • 1976 (1976)
Running time
73 minutes[1]
Country New Zealand
Language English

Off the Edge is a 1976 New Zealand documentary film directed by Michael Firth. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.[2]

The film features backcountry skiing, extreme skiing and hang gliding in the Southern Alps. Despite being classed as a documentary, it does have some semblance of a fictionalised storyline.


  1. ^ "Off the Edge". New Zealand Film Database. Retrieved February 14, 2015. 
  2. ^ "NY Times: Off the Edge". NY Times. Retrieved February 14, 2015. 

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