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Dozens rescued after spending night in cable cars high above French Alps
A series of cable cars carrying tourists stopped working at high altitude over the Mont Blanc massif in the Alps on Thursday, prompting a major rescue operation and leaving 45 people trapped in midair overnight, France’s interior minister said.
43 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Rescue Mont Blanc Graian Alps Alps Swiss Alps Paris Mont Blanc Massif France
45 trapped in Mount Blanc cable cars overnight
Rescue efforts continued Friday to save 45 people who were stranded in cable cars over Mont Blanc in the French Alps overnight.       
4067 points by USA Today | France Mont Blanc Courmayeur Chamonix Alps Mont Blanc Massif Vertical transportation devices English-language films
Venice: U.S.-based Iranian Auteur Amir Naderi on Making ‘Mountain’ in Italy
VENICE, Italy — U.S.-based Iranian auteur Amir Naderi — who on Monday received Venice’s Jaeger-Lecoultre Glory To The Filmmaker Award — says his new film “Mountain,” shot in the Italian Alps, “is very much about pushing myself to the limit.” And also about pushing his Italian crew. “I told them in the beginning: ‘This will be... Read more »
28 points by Variety | Italy Slovenia Venice Film Film director Alps Basilicata Amir Naderi
100 trapped in French Alps cable cars
A rescue operation is underway for as many as 100 people trapped in cable cars near Mont Blanc in the French Alps, CNN affiliate BFMTV reported Thursday.
7084 points by CNN | Mountaineering France Mont Blanc Alps Aosta Valley Graian Alps Topographic prominence European Union
Historic win for US skiing's golden girl
Mikaela Shiffrin became the first woman since Germany's Christl Cranz back in 1939 to win three slalom World Championship golds in a row.
220 points by CNN | Alpine skiing FIFA World Cup Europe Germany English-language films Skiing Alps France
Mia Goth says she 'could very much relate to' her 'Cure For Wellness' character
Karen ButlerFeb. 15 (UPI) -- Mia Goth says she found it easy to relate to the mysterious, young woman she plays in director Gore Verbinski's psychological thriller "A Cure For Wellness."
3 points by UPI | Woman Female Girl Shia LaBeouf Childhood Disturbia Alps 2007 in film