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Desert Runners

2013 1h 39m Documentary Adventure Drama List
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Runners race across a desert for an ultramarathon. Read More Read Less
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Critics Reviews

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Renee Schonfeld Common Sense Media Intense, awe-inspiring docu about extreme marathoners. Rated: 4/5 Jan 13, 2015 Full Review Steven Neish HeyUGuys An astonishing piece of work, as spectacular as it is emotionally exhausting, as dynamic as it is rooted in the moment. Rated: 4/5 Jul 2, 2013 Full Review Niki Boyle The List By and large Steinman's shooting style is both sympathetic and unobtrusive, complemented by cinematographer Sevan Matossian's eye for humanity among these vast, unforgiving landscapes. Rated: 3/5 Jun 24, 2013 Full Review Read all reviews

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tim b Great sports documentary. Very inspiring. Intertwined with personal stories of the athletes and what it took them to get to that point. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 03/30/23 Full Review Audience Member Awe-inspiring human endurance & personal determination combine to defeat the planet's vast, empty spaces. Eventful, emotional and exhilarating. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/21/23 Full Review Audience Member Absolutely riveting documentary of the physically and emotionally grueling series of ultra marathons in 4 of the worlds most punishing deserts. I found myself wanting to know more about the featured characters in the piece and even looked them up on the internet afterward to see what they're up to and how they're doing. The film looked great too. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/24/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis Runners race across a desert for an ultramarathon.
Director
Jennifer Steinman
Producer
Yael Melamede, Diana Iles Parker, Jennifer Steinman
Production Co
Smush Media, Spoken Media, Salty Features
Genre
Documentary, Adventure, Drama
Original Language
English
Release Date (Streaming)
Aug 10, 2016
Runtime
1h 39m
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