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Maidentrip (2013)

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14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to become the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.

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14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to become the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone.

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Laura: yngsta världsomseglaren  »

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$1,622 (USA) (20 December 2013)

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$67,705 (USA) (11 April 2014)
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In August 2009, Laura Dekker announced her plan for a two-year solo sailing voyage around the globe in the Dutch national newspaper, Algemeen Dagblad. See more »

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Laura Dekker: Nobody said life was easy
Laura Dekker: But that's a pretty annoying fact
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Something, Somewhere, Sometime
Performed by Ben Sollee
Written by Ben Sollee
From the album "Live From the Grocery On Home"
Courtesy of Sonablast! Records
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One of the most underrated documentaries ever?
30 March 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I actually watched this reluctantly because someone wanted to see it, and ended up loving it. Not for the plot - there really is no plot (documentaries do that at times) except for her voyage, and the events leading up to it. To me it was just amazing that a young girl could do such an adventure alone, while others of her age were much more worried about how many followers they had on Twitter.

Much of the photography sucks (not like a cell phone is a real professional camera) - but that also adds to the feeling of realism, and pushes home the fact that there were no followers, no camera crews around - she was totally on her own. Unlike so many of the pseudo-documentaries this one is not filled with fake drama.


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