Dead Mountaineer’s Hotel

Dead Mountaineer’s Hotel

Aug. 27, 1979Soviet Union80 Min.PG
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Dead Mountaineer’s Hotel is a 1979 Estonian sci-fi film based on the novel of the same name by the Arkady and Boris Strugatsky brothers. The original book and film title is Hukkunud Alpinisti hotell in Estonian and У погибшего альпиниста in Russian. 

An anonymous letter brings a police inspector out to the Dead Mountaineer’s Hotel in the Alps. When he arrives, he discovers him being called for was a false alarm. Nevertheless, he decides to stay there for the night. 

However, later there is an avalanche which separates the hotel from the outside world. From then on, mysterious and strange things star to occur – including deaths and supernatural events.

Dead Mountaineer’s Hotel
Original title Hukkunud Alpinisti hotell
IMDb Rating 6.8 1,140 votes
TMDb Rating 5.8 20 votes



Uldis Pūcītis isInsp. Peter Glebsky
Insp. Peter Glebsky
Jüri Järvet isAlex Snewahr
Alex Snewahr
Lembit Peterson isSimon Simonet
Simon Simonet
Karlis Sebris isMr. Moses
Mr. Moses
I. Kriauzaite isMrs. Moses
Mrs. Moses
Sulev Luik isLuarvik
Tiit Härm isOlaf Andvarafors
Olaf Andvarafors