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5.0 out of 5 stars The most overwhelming movie experience you can have, July 27, 2004
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This review is from: Touching the Void (DVD)
I've seen countless movies over the years but I don't think I've ever been moved in quite the same way that I was watching Touching the Void. I first saw Touching the Void in a small art-house theater in Chicago, the experience was closer to going to church than going to the movies. The entire theater was dead quiet throughout the film but you could feel the tension throughout the room. After it was over I felt like I had been holding my breath for an hour and a half - incredible when you consider that, this being a documentary, I more or less knew how it was going to end - and others I talked to in the theater expressed the same feelings. I wasn't sure if anything would be lost in the transfer to DVD, it wasn't. Not only was the story just as gripping on the small screen but the extra features made a perfect movie-going experience even better. People marching off to see I, Robot or whatever other dreck Hollywood throws at us have no idea what they're missing in this masterpiece.
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Initial post: Sep 15, 2011 10:27:35 PM PDT
Gorgeous review. I just found this documentary and what you said trumped any description I could have offered.

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 16, 2011 1:38:25 PM PDT
Sean says:
thanks, I appreciate that

Posted on Dec 8, 2014 7:00:32 PM PST
Carioca56 says:
Great review. Thanks a lot.
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