Alex Honnold: Free Solo Trailer

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From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin, comes FREE SOLO, a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world???s most famous rock... the 3,200ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park??? without a rope.

Alex Honnold is a professional rock climber whose audacious free-solo ascents of America’s biggest cliffs have made him one of the most recognised and followed climbers in the world. A gifted but hard-working...

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10 Aug, 2018

I hope the film is better put together than that awful trailer. His girlfriend crying while they play Hans Zimmer style music over the top with all the quotes about how Honnold is basically Jesus 2.0 is just trash.

10 Aug, 2018

Come on now, it's clearly aimed at none climbing people so it's gotta have a bit of the Hollywood clichés. Love stories and all that shit. I gather there will be a car chase too. And whoops. Lots of f*ckin whoops. 

Footage looks incredible tho so I'll forgive them for that. 

10 Aug, 2018

Seeing as it's made by E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, who also made Meru (which I suggest you see if you haven't already) I think it's gonna be great!

10 Aug, 2018

I like to imagine it with John Philip Sousa played over the top, with a giant foot crushing El Cap at the end.

10 Aug, 2018

Footage looks amazing. I might watch it with the sound off and some of my own music playing 

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