On the trail of Lucy Walker, 150 years of the ascent of the Matterhorn

A film by Gaëlle May and Michaël Rouzeau

With Marie-France-Hendrikx and Laurent Grichting

Production WAW CRÉA
Coproduction Luna Films

Genre : Documentary
Length : 67mn
Production country-year : Switzerland - 2022
Version : FR

Festivals : Chamonix Film Festival (avant-première), FIFAD 2022, Ulju Mountain Film Festival 2022

Exposition on the preparation and the backstage of the film making at the Médiathèque of Martigny (VS)
Watch the Reportage from RTS (National Swiss Television)

150 years after the ascent of the Matterhorn by Lucy Walker, the first woman to achieve this feat, Marie-France Hendrikx, historian and mountain enthusiast, decided to investigate this largely unknown English woman, who is nevertheless one of the pioneers of mountaineering, and to climb the Matterhorn again, in the same conditions, in the clothes of the period, ... in a skirt!