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Old 01-22-04, 05:04 AM
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Touching The Void - Don't miss it!!

I understand that Touching The Void is being released in Theaters in the US this week.
I caught this last weekend here in the UK and have to say that if it is playing near you then don't let this brilliant film pass you by!!

Anyway..more details :-

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0379557/

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Old 01-22-04, 09:45 AM
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can't wait - the trailer alone looks amazing.
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Saw this last Sunday - wow! What an incredible true life story. The reanactment of the events and the cinematography are astonding (not to mention the subtle yet effective Dolby Digital soundtrack which firmly places your auditory senses on the side of the mountain and inside the crevase). I highly recommend this film.
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I plan on seeing it - the director has been promoting this film on IFC a lot recently.
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I heard about this on Jim Rome's show last week. Sounds like a great story, and I am also looking fwd to catching this soon.
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I just saw this today and it was great. I've been reading up on the story ever since I first heard about the film and couldn't wait to see it. Quite a story. Hopefully the DVD will have some nice extras.
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Ive been dying to see this ever since I saw the story on Real Sports on HBO. I heard from some friends in another city that the movie was amazing but its not playing anywhere in my area. Thank god for DVD!
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Good to see this pick up an award at yesterdays BAFTA's for best British film.
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"Touching The Void"? Is this a coming-of-age movie or porn?
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I read about this in Jeffrey Well's column a couple of weeks ago - I can't wait to see it and I am glad to hear more positive feedback. Hopefully it comes to St. Louis...
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Originally posted by clarkkent
Ive been dying to see this ever since I saw the story on Real Sports on HBO....
I saw the same show and wanted to see the movie ever since. Luckily it's playing here so I'll be checking it out soon.
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ManCow was blabbing about this movie this morning. Sounds amazing.
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I saw the previews on IFC yesterday night, looks like an incredible movie. I will have to check it out, hopefully its playing somewhere around here.
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Finally saw this film today and it was amazing. It combines documentary and dramatization to great effect, and goes against the conventional wisdom of not using too much narration. Kept me at the edge of my seat with suspense and cringing with the bone-jarring drama.

About the only problem I had with it was the beat-up condition of the print I saw and some moments where I thought the film was trying to hit feature-length. But, really, I can't recommend this enough.

9/10
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Just had to bump this one, my friend rented it and introduced it to me, then I picked it up at one of the b2g1 ddd sales and just broke it out over the holidays.

I forgot how good it was at creating real suspense and emotion even with the documentary/re-enactment format. Anyway, if you haven't seen this flick, definitely check it out.
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I agree with how good this movie is. Saw it on PBS and I couldn't stop watching it. Ordered the DVD and am happy with it.
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After seeing it, I have to agree that it's a great flick. At the very least, rent or borrow it. It's worth checking out.

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