- 1h 40min
- Directed by: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
Documentary about free solo climber Alex Honnold and his ambition to ascend El Capitan in Yosemite national park. Insightful and exhilarating, showing how Honnold’s personal life and background have affected his climbing, and how the filmmakers themselves had to take special efforts not to distract him into making a disastrous error.
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Free Solo10 Dec 2018
Insightful and exhilarating documentary following rock climber Alex Honnold
Opening with the dizzying aerial image of climber Alex Honnold perched perilously on a seemingly sheer cliff face, high above the ground, Free Solo is visually spectacular from the outset. Perhaps more awesome than the soaring natural habitat in which…
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