Steep Synopsis
Spotlighting the sport of extreme skiing, from its inception to its present form.
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Chicago Tribune

Steep is one of those rare endeavors able to touch on the human condition without neglecting the film’s true star: big-mountain skiing.
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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Bill White
Although this is director Mark Obenhaus' first ski movie, it is every bit as exciting as the popular Warren Miller pictures, and boasts an...
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Portland Oregonian

By M. E. Russell
A surprisingly fatalistic, way-above-average ski documentary that lays out a 35-year history of the "extreme" end of the sport.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Filled with breathtaking shots of crazed nutballs on skis plummeting down pitched peaks at high speed, Steep is a visually exhilarating...
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Obenhaus' documentary on extreme, "big mountain" skiing feels, despite its jaw-dropping camerawork and patently fearless subjects, like a...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
If you like your skiing extreme but your documentaries safe, then carve a sharp turn over to Steep.
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The skiers' explanations, on the order of "no risk, no adventure," won't wash with people born without the daredevil gene and watching them...
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San Francisco Chronicle

Steep begins to feel a mite in need of tighter editing. In truth, the film will appeal primarily to skiers, while others may get a bit,...
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The Hollywood Reporter

Spectacular photography bolsters this shallow ski movie.
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New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
What they say is superficial. They never really explain why they risk their lives. In the end, Steep plays like a TV infomercial - and who...
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Rated PG | For extreme sports action and brief language