180° South


180° South
  • 12 November 2010

  • Documentary / Drama / Sport

  • USA

  • 85 min

  • 7.7

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Conquerors of the Useless follows Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia. Along the way he gets shipwrecked off Easter Island, surfs the longest wave of his life - and prepares himself for a rare ascent of Cerro Corcovado. Jeff's life turns when he meets up in a rainy hut with Chouinard and Tompkins who, once driven purely by a love of climbing and surfing, now value above all the experience of raw nature - and have come to Patagonia to spend their fortunes to protect it.

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One of the most moving films of the year?13 July 2011

Great soundtrack, beautiful scenery, insightful cast, a joy to watch.





180° South19 May 2011

I heard a story about Natsume Soseki, the 19th century novelist from Japan talking about going from New York to San Francisco by train. In Japan, they have a train song now were in the forest, now were by the sea... Soseki talks of going into the forest in Pennsylvania and not coming out for... more

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Watch it!01 February 2011

Very nice film, complete with wonderful, honest characters, amazing videography, and cultural insights. Thoroughly enjoyable from start to finish, especially if you are an outdoors-person. The accompanying music is fantastic as well, and the soundtrack may be worth picking up.

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