Gran Paradiso (2000)

Release Date - Oct 27, 2000 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 106 min.  |   Countries - Germany  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Mark, who is 19, coping with the recent death of his parents, and paralyzed from the waist down, is sent to a center for the mentally handicapped. Placed there because no space is available at a more appropriate clinic, the former athlete is on the verge of suicide when Lisa, a new therapist, intervenes and promises to find a way to get Mark to the summit of one of the Alps he used to climb. Organizing a motley crew of climbers that includes Mark, herself, two mentally handicapped patients, and three juvenile delinquents, Lisa struggles to make it to the top with her difficult charges.