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The Dawn Wall

The Dawn Wall is a movie starring John Branch, Tommy Caldwell, and Kevin Jorgeson. In an unbelievable story of perseverance, free climber Tommy Caldwell and climbing partner Kevin Jorgeson attempt to scale the impossible 3000ft Dawn...

Other Titles
Dawn Wall: Wspinaczka po rekord, Durch die Wand
Running Time
1 hours 40 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Sport, Documentary, Biography
Director
Peter Mortimer, Josh Lowell
Actors
Tommy Caldwell, John Branch, Kevin Jorgeson
Country
USA, Austria
Year
2017
Audio Languages
Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

In January, 2015, American rock climbers Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson captivated the world with their effort to climb the Dawn Wall, a seemingly impossible 3,000 foot rock face in Yosemite National Park, California. The pair lived on the sheer vertical cliff for weeks, igniting a frenzy of global media attention. But for Tommy Caldwell, the Dawn Wall was much more than just a climb. It was the culmination of a lifetime defined by overcoming obstacles. At the age of 22, the climbing prodigy was taken hostage by rebels in Kyrgyzstan. Shortly after, he lost his index finger in an accident, but resolved to come back stronger. When his marriage fell apart, he escaped the pain by fixating on the extraordinary goal of free climbing the Dawn Wall. Blurring the line between dedication and obsession, Caldwell and his partner Jorgeson spend six years meticulously plotting and practicing their route. On the final attempt, with the world watching, Caldwell is faced with a moment of truth. Should he abandon his partner to fulfill his ultimate dream, or risk his own success for the sake of their friendship?

Comments about sport «The Dawn Wall» (8)

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Shirley T.

What a great documentary. I've never watched a documentary so thoroughly and thought it was brilliant. The story is about a few people that got a chance to go to the Olympics in the 80's and were involved in the biggest sport in the world. It is a story of how they tried to make it to the Olympics and how they got there. I was never really interested in the story or the Olympics but this documentary changed my mind. I was in awe of how they got there and how they went about it. They had a hard time, they had to overcome great odds, but they did it. This is a story that should be told and the people that were involved in the Olympics should be given the respect they deserve.

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Marilyn Foster

I found this movie to be very entertaining. I thought it was well done and informative. I thought the actors were very good. It also gave an idea of how hard it is to get a license to ski. I have been interested in learning more about the issues facing the great mountain skiers of the world. I think this movie was very well done. I am glad I found it on Netflix. It was very informative and entertaining. I would definitely recommend it to anyone.

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Tyler

This is a great documentary. You can feel what the pioneers are feeling. It's very interesting to see how the first step was made for the Olympic games in Los Angeles in 1932. It's amazing how the film starts out with a short interview with the organizers of the 1932 Olympics and how they are slowly turning around the Olympic torch to be used for the 1932 games. The film ends with a number of athletes from all over the world competing at the 1932 Olympics. It's quite amazing how they're all preparing for the Games and how they all came together to be one of the first Olympic Games. The documentary covers the real story of the Olympic games, including the politics and everything else that went along with the event. This is a great movie to watch. I would highly recommend it to anybody.

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Emma

This is a very interesting documentary about the music that is played at the Olympics. The documentary follows the work of musician Patrice Leconte, who specializes in producing, editing and scoring the music. In one of the interviews, Leconte talks about how he was inspired to create his own style of music. The documentary also features an interview with Hans Zimmer, who plays the main composer of the Olympic music. Zimmer talks about the challenge he faced in recording the music for the games. He talks about the difficult decision to change the music to make it more "international" and more "comedy". He also talks about the challenges he faced in the recording process, in order to get the desired sound. Also in this interview, Zimmer mentions that he recorded music for "The Olympics" for one reason: to get paid. Zimmer also talks about the music being used in the commercials, which is a huge issue for music. The music is used for commercial breaks, which means the music isn't needed during the actual games. Zimmer's concern is that the music will be used in a similar way in the future. Zimmer is also concerned about how the music would be used in the Olympics, in comparison to what is happening with the music in the US. Zimmer mentions how he wanted to avoid commercialism and that he wanted to give the music an "authentic" feel. Zimmer also mentions that he is a music critic and that he doesn't want to criticise any particular country. Zimmer also talks about how he would like to see the music used more in the commercials, but he knows that people will think he is talking about the Olympics. Zimmer also mentions that he would like to see the music used more in the commercials, but he knows that people will think he is talking about the Olympics.

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Terry E.

I saw this movie at the recent premier in Dallas, Texas. It's an interesting film and I was not disappointed. I was curious about the motivations behind the sport of rowing. I was a bit disappointed with the ending. I was hoping that the sport of rowing would be able to save the world from poverty. Instead, it's just a little more of what we already know. The movie was not very well done, but I think it was done in the right way. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to learn more about the sport of rowing.

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Richard

This is a very good documentary about the world of cycling. The documentary is very well done, the footage is very good and it's very interesting to see how things have changed over the years. It's a great insight into cycling. It's interesting to see the difference in the way the world views cycling from the 1970s to the present day. I found the documentary very interesting, the film is a little slow at times but it's well worth it. I recommend this film to anyone who is interested in cycling, the documentary is well worth watching.

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Philip G.

The Dawn Wall is a documentary film that follows the progress of a high school wrestling team from their start to the championship match. The film features interviews with the wrestlers, coaches, and referees. The film is told in a "blended" format, with several different viewpoints, including a female referee and the school principal. The film is divided into three parts, with each section lasting roughly 45 minutes. The first part is an introduction to the wrestlers, and the second part is an interview with the wrestling coach. The third part is the match itself, with interviews with the wrestlers and the referees. While I enjoyed the first and second parts, I did not enjoy the third part. It was too long and I didn't get a chance to see enough of the wrestlers. Overall, I would recommend this film to anyone who enjoys documentaries, and the wrestlers. However, I would not recommend it to anyone who is a wrestling fan. Grade B

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Kevin Ramos

In 1971, Jackie Robinson became the first black man to play in a major league baseball team in Brooklyn, New York. The rest, as they say, is history. It was a time when black players in major league baseball were very few, and the one Jackie Robinson played for was not a big league team. The New York Yankees had only one black player, Bobby Bonds. The Brooklyn Dodgers had no black players. This documentary looks at the impact that Jackie Robinson had on the sport of baseball. It's an informative look at how the sport of baseball changed and changed, how Jackie Robinson changed the game, and how the game changed the sport. It's a very fascinating look at how a sport can change in a single season. This is a good movie, and a very good look at baseball. It's not just about baseball, it's about the sport itself.