Before there was Free Solo, there was 1972's 'Solo'

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Before there was Free Solo, there was 1972's 'Solo'

Post by foodwaterattention » Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:52 pm

Stop me if you've seen this one but I didn't know that almost 50 years before Free Solo won an Oscar, another movie profiling a solo rock climber on El Capitan was under consideration by the Academy.

Check out this beautiful film about the complex sport of roped solo rock climbing that captures the magic of being alone in the mountains.

http://www.foodwaterattention.com/feed/ ... e-was-solo

Thanks and Enjoy!








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