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Long Way Round 

This documentary series follows actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on a motorcycle trip around the world. The two friends will travel through such places as Siberia, Kazakhstan, ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Ewan McGregor ...  Himself 7 episodes, 2004
Charley Boorman ...  Himself 7 episodes, 2004
David Alexanian ...  Himself 7 episodes, 2004
Russ Malkin ...  Himself 7 episodes, 2004
Jimmy Simak Jimmy Simak ...  Himself 7 episodes, 2004
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This documentary series follows actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on a motorcycle trip around the world. The two friends will travel through such places as Siberia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Alaska, before finally ending the journey in New York. The filming will be done by on board cameras and one ride along cameraman. Written by solojones

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2 men, 2 bikes, 20,000 miles...


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UK

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English

Release Date:

28 October 2004 (USA) See more »

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1.78 : 1
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In 1997, prior to making this series, actor Ewan McGregor was in an episode of the American TV series "ER" which was similarly titled: ER: The Long Way Around (1997). See more »

Quotes

Ewan McGregor: It's all just about the motorbikes. It always has been, it always will be.
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Alternate Versions

On its original airing, the series featured seven episodes. The original 2-disc DVD set comprises these original episodes. The show has subsequently been re-edited into a 10-episode series. Notably, the preparation for the trip has been extended over two episodes. There is also additional footage during the trip itself. There is also an entirely new tenth episode, a retrospective of their journey. This extended series has been broadcast on Sky television in the UK, and is also available on a new 3-disc DVD set. See more »

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References Black Hawk Down (2001) See more »

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Very Enjoyable Documentary
31 May 2006 | by Mr_SensitiveSee all my reviews

This is truly is a great way to document the journey of the two best friends doing the things they love to do: Riding their bike and travel around the world.

And it happens to be our very own Obeiwan : Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman. Starting off their bike from London on the 115 days journey to New York; crossing three continental – Europe, Northern Asia, And Northern America.

This is somewhat one of the most pleasant documentaries to watch. It is not just because we know we have an actual star in it but also the document shot in a very friendly ways and to the extent: personal. The document capture the meaning of friendship between the two best friends and new friends like one can see excessive appearance of producer, camera man, and the local people and so on. But most importance of all it is passion of traveling and riding bike.

Recommendation: Definitely A Must Watch

Rating: 8/10 (Grade: A-) Please

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