Running The Sahara
Writer: James Moll
Cast: Matt Damon, Charlie Engle, Kevin Lin, Ray Zahab
Produced by: Keith Quinn, Larry Tanz, Marc Joubert
Production Company: A LIVEPLANET and ALLENTOWN Production
Narrated by: Matt Damon
SynopsisRunning the Sahara is a feature documentary narrated and executive produced by Academy Award winner Matt Damon and directed by Academy Award winner James Moll. This powerful and inspirational film chronicles an attempt by three ultra marathoners to run across the entire length of Africa’s Sahara Desert, tackling not only the elements, but also unimaginable physical and emotional obstacles. Their goal is to run across six African countries, anticipating two marathons per day, for eighty days … without a day off. Charlie Engle from the United States, Kevin Lin from Taiwan, and Ray Zahab from Canada, have run together in marathons before. But this time is different. This isn’t a race. It’s a grueling test of will and a chance to accomplish something that no known person has ever achieved. The films score was produced by Academy Award winner Hans Zimmer, composed by Heitor Pereira, with songs from U2, Pearl Jam and original songs performed by Wyclef Jean and the African Children’s Choir.
DVD includes the following bonus features:
The high resolution DVD with the complete cut of the Running the Sahara feature.
DVD includes the following bonus features:
Exclusive 45-Minute Featurette: "Beyond the Expedition" (behind-the-scenes documentary)
Profiles from Partners of the H20 Africa Foundation
A Journey Through Libya
A high quality "purchase to own" download of the complete cut of Running the Sahara for any of your devices, laptop, smartphone, tablet, and anytime in the cloud.
You may begin watching your rental at anytime within 30 days from the date of purchase. Once you begin watching it, you have 5 days during which you may view the film as many times as you like.
In 2006, an international expedition team of three men - Charlie Engle (USA), Ray Zahab (Canada) and Kevin Lin (Taiwan) undertook a quest that no human being has ever fulfilled.
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