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The Journey (2001)

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Eric Saperston directs this amazing journey about a group of young Americans who decide to ask the age old question in life, "what do our elders have to pass down to us?"

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After college, Eric Saperston bought a 1971 Volkswagen Bus, took his Golden Retriever, Jack, and set out to follow The Grateful Dead and work a ski season in Aspen. While out on the road, he called up some of the most powerful people in the world and asked them out for a cup of coffee. Written by Patrick Jones <patrick@journeyproductions.com>

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Sometimes you take a trip. Sometimes the trip takes you.


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Although the man in the clip from Paige's wedding resembles Paul Villadolid, he is in fact a longtime friend of her brother's, whom she met about a year after leaving the Journey. See more »

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Ann Richards: We are taught to learn the names of the kings and queens of England, the Presidents of the United States, the dates of which events happened. But this person
[her hands folded and are close to her chest, uses her thumbs to gently point to herself]
Ann Richards: this core of who you are and what your value system is, is always going to be there no matter what. I don't think that we're train very often to think about that.
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a movie with something to say
28 October 2004 | by (Brooklyn USA) – See all my reviews

This is "reality show" with a message that's actually got something useful to say.

As you take the Journey with the filmmakers, you hear profound words of wisdom, advice and encouragement - all told firsthand from the experiences of a cross-section of our society. From everyday people, to CEO's, to politicians and celebrities. The commonality of the message is the backbone of the plot. Piecing together those ideas and themes is the journey. And finally, contemplating the overall message is the ultimate reward.

What you take from the story, is a fresh look at your own life's purpose and meaning, and most importantly a solution to help you move yourself in a positive direction. What's the point? Everyone of us in our society wants to wake up excited about the day, and go to bed feeling fulfilled.


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