A co-production film, presented by UK-China Film Collab, with a working title as THE WALKERS begins shooting from 30 May around the UK.

Everything happens for a reason. In 2023, we presented the UK Premiere of TO THE SUMMIT, a documentary about Xia Boyu’s journey to Mount Everest as part of our annual film festival Odyssey. The year of 2024, we are making a  documentary to follow his journey to the UK.

SYNOPSIS

Xia Boyu, now in his 70s, is a double amputee mountaineer who gained international fame after becoming the second double amputee to have climbed Mount Everest in the world. This documentary follows his journey to the UK, where he discovers the city of London, Bristol, Bath, Sheffield, Cambridge, and the nature around them.

He is on his way to the Olympics in Paris on invitation, he is in the country to pass on the Olympics spirit to the ordinary people he meets.

BACKGROUND NEWS COVERAGE

PRODUCTION NOTES (Updates Ongoing)

Lead Cast: Xia Boyu

Executive Producer: Hiu Man Chan
Producer: Xia Boyu, Ke Qingfeng
Associate Producer: Van Wang
Screenplay: Hiu Man Chan, Xia Boyu
Director of Photography: Louis Lingjaerde
Editing: TBC
Soundtrack: TBC
Animation: TBC
Second Camera: Van Wang, Luke Li
Third Camera: Ke Qingfeng, Hiu Man Chan
Sound: Dalano Barnes

Contact the producer for partnership/collaboration inquiries: admin@ukchinafilm.com – conversation welcome.