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180° South

Year2010
Original lang.English / Spanish
Run time1h25m
GenreDocumentary
Directed byChris Malloy
CompanyMagnolia Pictures

Synopsis

Chris Malloy's film strikes so deeply into the heart of Patagonia's wilderness we come to feel at home there. 180 South: 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.

Featuring

Yvon Chouinard
Doug Tompkins
Keith Malloy
Alicia Salome Acuna Ika
Timmy O'Neill
Tom Frost
Jeff Johnson
Kristine McDivitt Tompkins
David McGuire
Alejandro Navarro Harrieta
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