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Journey Into Amazing Caves (2001)

 -  Documentary | Short  -  March 2001 (USA)
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Meet Dr. Hazel Barton and Nancy Aulenbach. These women are compelled to push their limits in hostile environments. They are cavers who risk fatal danger for the thrill of discovery. Barton ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Steve Atteberry ...
Himself - Caver
Nancy Holler Aulenbach ...
Herself
Hazel Barton ...
Herself
Gordon Brown ...
Himself
Marty Brown ...
Himself - Caver
Mark Clippinger ...
Himself - Caver
Scott Davis ...
Himself - Caver
Scott Dawson ...
Himself - U.C. Berkeley (as Scott Dawson Ph.D.)
José R. de la Torre ...
Himself - U.C. Berkeley (as José R. de la Torre Ph.D.)
Sam Drevo ...
Himself
Jorge Gonzalez ...
Himself
Steffen Heim ...
Himself - U.C. Berkeley (as Steffen Heim Ph.D.)
Kevin Higgins ...
Himself - Caver
Rebecca Holden ...
Herself - Caver
Janot Lamberton ...
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Meet Dr. Hazel Barton and Nancy Aulenbach. These women are compelled to push their limits in hostile environments. They are cavers who risk fatal danger for the thrill of discovery. Barton and Aulenbach are extreme athletes and extreme scientists - scientists who gather their data in treacherous places where few dare to follow. In Journey Into Amazing Caves they travel to caves in Arizona, Greenland and Mexico searching for discoveries that may lead to cures for human disease. Written by Anonymous

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Cuevas: Maravillas desconocidas  »

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Dr. Hazel Barton has stated that the cave diving sequence took up to 9 days to film. See more »

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It was truly amazing...
29 September 2002 | by (Santa Barbara, CA) – See all my reviews

I first saw this IMAX film in Sydney on my trip down under. Not only was it amazing to see some of the most beautiful footage on a screen that is over 8 stories high, but the story was also very interesting to me. It had some incredible climbing scenes...112F in the Grand Canyon, 500' down into ice caves in Greenland, Bats in Georgia, and underwater cave diving in the Yucatan. It not only deals with the sport of caving, but one of the ladies in the film is a micro-biologists who is collecting rare extremophiles, microorganisms that live in extremely harsh environments, for scientific research. It was narrated by Liam Neeson with music by The Moody Blues. I bought it on DVD, knowing it would lose a lot visually going from the IMAX screen to my TV. I'm glad I did, because it has a "making of" documentary that was just as interesting as the IMAX movie, showing both the technical aspects of what went into the shoot as well as the personal side of those involved.


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