Gran Paradiso (2000)
Directed by Miguel Alexandre
Release Date - Oct 27, 2000 (USA - Unknown) | Run Time - 106 min. | Countries - Germany | MPAA Rating - NR
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.