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Kevin Macdonald's Bafta-winning documentary, Touching the Void, is a powerful tale of survival in the bleakest of cicumstances. It tells the true story of Joe Simpson and Simon Yates, who set off to scale the west face of Peru's Siula Grande in 1985. But after Simpson falls and shatters his leg in atrocious weather conditions, Yates is forced to take a hellish decision: to be pulled off the mountain to his own death, or cut the rope and send his partner plummeting into the void below.

The film is released to buy on DVD and VHS by FilmFourVCI and Pathe Distribution onApril 5, and The TES has 10 DVDs to give away. To be in with a chance of winning one, send your name and address on a postcard or by email to the address on the right marked Touching the Void offer. The first 10 entries drawn on April 2 will win.

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