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180° South -- Jeff Johnson retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Choulnard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia.
180° South -- The film follows adventurer Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia.
180° South -- 'Conquerors of the Useless'


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Release Date:
22 January 2011 (Japan) See more »
Conquerors of the Useless
The film follows adventurer Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Inspiring Doc. See more (17 total) »


  (in credits order)
Yvon Chouinard ... Himself
Doug Tompkins ... Himself
Keith Malloy ... Himself
Alicia Salome Acuna Ika ... Herself
Timmy O'Neill ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tom Frost ... Himself
Jeff Johnson ... Himself
Kristine McDivitt Tompkins ... Herself
David McGuire ... Himself
Alejandro Navarro Harrieta ... Himself
Ramon Navarro ... Himself
Juan Pablo Orrego ... Himself
Chuck Pratt ... Himself
Royal Robbins ... Himself
David Seldman ... Himself
Alan Szydlowski ... Himself
Lito Tejada Flores ... Himself
Karl Vannice ... Himself
Daniel Velazquez ... Himself

Directed by
Chris Malloy 
Writing credits
Jeff Johnson (journals)

Chris Malloy (story) &
Rick Ridgeway (story) &
Zachary Slobig (story) &
Steven Barilotti (story)

Produced by
Liesl Copland .... executive producer
D.V. DeVincentis .... executive producer
Dan Emmett .... executive producer
Tyler Emmett .... associate producer
Tim Lynch .... producer
Emmett Malloy .... producer
Michael Pizzo .... associate producer
Rick Ridgeway .... executive producer
Rick Ridgeway .... producer
Ted Sarandos .... executive producer
Tim Wheeler .... associate producer
Thom Zadra .... executive producer
Original Music by
Isaac Brock  (as Ugly Casanova)
Mason Jennings 
Clay Jones  (as Ugly Casanova)
Eric Judy  (as Ugly Casanova)
James Mercer 
Tom Peloso  (as Ugly Casanova)
Joe Plummer  (as Ugly Casanova)
Cinematography by
Daniel Moder  (as Danny Moder)
Film Editing by
Conor O'Neill 
Tim Wheeler 
Production Management
Luke Neslage .... production manager
Michael Pizzo .... production manager
Sound Department
Brian Whitlock .... sound recordist
Camera and Electrical Department
Joseph Aguirre .... camera operator
Jimmy Chin .... climbing cinematography
Jeffrey A. Cunningham .... additional photography
Tyler Emmett .... boat footage and additional cinematography
Jamie Seborer .... camera operator
Scott Soens .... additional photography
Animation Department
Geoff McFetridge .... animation and artwork
Editorial Department
Marc Brown .... colorist
Music Department
Yvon Chouinard .... composer: additional music
Alicia Salome Acuna Ika .... composer: additional music
Jeff Johnson .... composer: additional music
Makohe .... composer: additional music
Emmett Malloy .... music director
Keith Malloy .... composer: additional music
Timmy O'Neill .... composer: additional music
Joe Rudge .... music consultant
Doug Tompkins .... composer: additional music
Other crew
Josh Berry .... consultant
Andy Kelly .... production coordinator

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Also Known As:
"180° South: Conquerors of the Useless" - USA (long title)
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USA:85 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Yvon Chouinard:The word 'adventure' has just gotten overused. For me, adventure is when everything goes wrong. That's when the adventure starts.See more »
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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Inspiring Doc., 6 June 2011
Author: tng4980 from United States

Purely from a visual standpoint this Doc is inspiring and loaded with singer-songwriter tunes from artists such as M. Ward, Mason Jennings, and Ugly Casanova which compliment the imagery. This film is raw and if you are a fan of over-produced special effects such as the one star reviewer then don't watch it. 180 Degrees echos other films such as Shelter and Sprout in the sense of adventure, inspiration, and solitude. I have been surfing for 25 years and have recently taken up rock climbing thanks to this film, truly inspiring. I would recommend any film which involves the Malloy brothers. I have been watching the Malloy's since I was a kid and they have given so much to surfing and remain the greatest ambassadors to the sport.

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