It tells the story of Yann Kermadec whose dreams suddenly come true when he has to replace the DCNS star skipper at the last minute before the start of the Vendée Globe (a round-the-world ... See full summary »

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Yann Kermadec
Samy Seghir ...
Mano Ixa
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Marie Drevil
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Frank Drevil
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Anna Bruckner
Dana Prigent ...
Léa Kermadec
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José Monzon
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Denis Juhel
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Le directeur de la course
François Jerosme ...
Animateur PC Course
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Médecin de la course
Philippe Lefebvre ...
Raphaël Keriou
Lucas Bonnifait ...
Logisticien Team DCNS
Laure Duthilleul ...
La maîtresse d'école
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It tells the story of Yann Kermadec whose dreams suddenly come true when he has to replace the DCNS star skipper at the last minute before the start of the Vendée Globe (a round-the-world non-stop single-handed yacht race). After several days of racing, Yann, who is in the lead, has to stop to repair a damaged rudder. This will disrupt his round-the-world journey... Written by Polly_Kat

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6 November 2013 (France)  »

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En Solitaire: get a glimpse of how exciting sailing could be in the present years
26 May 2014 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

I probably should not have reviewed this title: I enjoyed it but I am a sailor and it's easy to understand that I am not objective: many things that mean so much to me (Cape Horn, the Roaring Forties, Icebergs in Southern Atlantic or just Sailing itself) could be completely meaningless to people who do not sail.

There are two reasons why I'm writing this note: first at present (surprisingly enough) there are no other reviews for this movie; second, its success in France has been so great that I can't believe it could have been due only to hordes of sailors filling the theaters.

It's a beautiful sea movie with a very simple plot, don't expect anything astounding or particularly original: it just shows the feelings that any of you, alone at sea, would have for your fellow men. The film has been made by people who clearly know very well the world of yacht racing and offers you the chance to get a glimpse of what it means today to sail around the world: did you know how fast modern sailboats could run? Enjoy.


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