Austria, Germany, Switzerland2022TV Series

Riesending

Local Production Company

Blue Sky Adriatic

Crew Members

180+2 extras

Filming Days

19

Locations

  • Lokvarka Cave, Gorski kotar
  • Brinje, Lika
  • Vrelo Cave, Gorski kotar

Kvarner and the Highlands

Lokvarka Cave, Gorski kotar

Kvarner and the Highlands

Brinje, Lika

Kvarner and the Highlands

Vrelo Cave, Gorski kotar

About the production

Director

Jochen Freydank

Main Cast

Verena Altenberger, Anna Bruggemann, Beat Marti, Sabine Timoteo, Philip Birnstiel

Producer

Ulf Israel, Reik Moller

Production Company

Senator Film Production GmbH

Synopsis

Speleologist Josef Häberle had an accident in the Riesending cave near Berchtesgaden in Germany. With a serious head injury, he lies at a depth of more than 1,000 meters – and at a distance of more than 12 kilometres from the entrance to the cave. His Swiss climbing partner Ralf Sommer returns to the surface and calls the rescue coordination centre, while the other colleagues, Bernd and Lucy Hellersdorf, stay with the injured man. Although only a few experts worldwide have ever gone so deep into this cave, a team of mountain rescuers under the command of Bertram Erhardt takes responsibility. Still, they lack almost any practical speleological expertise. Therefore, the international speleological community is called to help.

Also Filmed Here

Germany2023TV Series

Split Homicide XV-XVI

Filming locations

Coastal Cities & Towns, Inland Cities & Towns, Islands, Nature, Roads & Transport

USA2022TV Film

River Wild

Filming locations

Nature, Rivers & Lakes

Poland2022TV Series

Feedback

Filming locations

Beaches, Coastal Cities & Towns, Islands, Villages & Settlements