The documentary is about Project Possible, a plan by Nepali high altitude climber Nirmal Purja to climb all of the world's 14 highest peaks with an altitude greater than 8000m (called eight-thousanders) inside 7 months (i.e. from late spring to late summer, before the winter season begins).
A tall, tanned man is cruising on a luxury yacht in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, but the idyllic picture changes overnight, and the hero finds himself alone with the abyss. For the sake of those who are left on shore, he will engage in a battle with the fierce elements.
An introspective journey on the lessons life has taught 20 legends of the vertical world. At times brutally honest, other times pensive, these athletes' stories reveal the triumph of the human spirit, and the profound and unique connection formed as they overcome the world's fiercest physical and mental obstacles.
The inspiring true story of an accomplished open water swimmer's attempt to become the first woman to swim 30 miles through a stretch of cold, rough and shark-inhabited waters off of the San Francisco coast.
A man's struggle against himself and against time. Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge dreams of completing a marathon distance of less than two hours. An achievement that is considered unattainable for a human being. Here we follow him as he prepares to break the impossible record. Is he able to break the magical two-hour limit and write history?
Marc-André Leclerc climbs alone, far from the limelight. On remote alpine faces, the free-spirited 23-year-old Canadian makes some of the boldest solo ascents in history. Yet, he draws scant attention. With no cameras, no rope, and no margin for error, Leclerc's approach is the essence of solo adventure. Nomadic and publicity shy, he doesn't own a phone or car, and is reluctant to let a film crew in on his pure vision of climbing. Veteran filmmaker Peter Mortimer sets out to make a film about Leclerc but struggles to keep up with his elusive subject. Then, Leclerc embarks on a historic adventure in Patagonia that will redefine what is possible in solo climbing.
2040 is an innovative feature documentary that looks to the future, but is vitally important NOW. Award-winning director Damon Gameau embarks on journey to explore what the future would look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet and shifted them into the mainstream. Structured as a visual letter to his 4-year-old daughter, Damon blends traditional documentary footage with dramatized sequences and high-end visual effects to create a vision board for his daughter and the planet.
Experienced instructor Rob Hall, having gathered a group of the best climbers, is going to climb the highest peak of the planet. All these people are full of courage and bravery and they will stop at nothing until they get to the top of Everest. But even if they make it to the top, will they make it back alive and unharmed?
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
After years of swimming every day in the freezing ocean at the tip of Africa, Craig Foster meets an unlikely teacher a young octopus who displays remarkable curiosity. Visiting her den and tracking her movements for months on end he eventually wins the animal's trust and they develop a never before seen bond between human and wild animal.
My Octopus Teacher (2020) is on #15 spot of movies related to The Rescue (2021). My Octopus Teacher (2020) was released in 2020, made by Pippa Ehrlich, James Reed and has average rating 8.1 in 2022. Main stars of the My Octopus Teacher (2020) film are: Craig Foster, Tom Foster.