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Big River Man (2009)

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Martin Strel attempts to cover 3,375 miles of the Amazon River, the longest continuous swim in history.

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To be titled "Big River Man", the film will follow Strel as he attempts to cover 3,375 miles in what is being billed as the world's longest swim. Strel, who hails from Slovenia, previously completed record swims in the Danube, Mississippi and Yangzte rivers and holds several Guiness World Records. Written by anonymous

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The film documenting Martin Strel's historic swim down the Amazon

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A title card says, "Day 66 / Easter Sunday / April 7, 2007". April 7, 2007 was a Saturday. See more »

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References Frankenstein (1931) See more »

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18 August 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Big River Man is fantastic movie documenting something that many actors have not done it even in the movie. Martin Strel is one of the greatest heroes of modern age but unfortunately, he will be forgotten very quickly. Quality of the movie is extremely good and the movie is not boring for one single second. This movie is not for people who think about Amazon as a holiday destination but as the only unspoilt and undamaged area on this planet.

To people who do not like, I would suggest them to stick with Hollywood and Tom Cruise style movies. If you do not like the movie then do not watch documentary movies.

I'm sure that many people would like to see more Martin Strel movies.


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