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A Map for Saturday (2007)

On a trip around the world, every day feels like Saturday. A MAP FOR SATURDAY reveals a world of long-term, solo travel through the stories of trekkers on four continents. The documentary ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Scott Erikson Scott Erikson ... Himself
Rebecca Filmer Rebecca Filmer ... Herself
Sabrina Hezinger Sabrina Hezinger ... Herself
Kate McNair Kate McNair ... Herself
Yuba Paudel Yuba Paudel ... Himself
Jens Roessler Jens Roessler ... Himself
Brook Silva-Braga Brook Silva-Braga ... Himself
Christian Wessinger Christian Wessinger ... Himself
Kym Willan Kym Willan ... Himself
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On a trip around the world, every day feels like Saturday. A MAP FOR SATURDAY reveals a world of long-term, solo travel through the stories of trekkers on four continents. The documentary finds backpackers helping neglected Thai tsunami victims. It explains why Nepal's guesthouses are empty and Brazil's stoplights are ignored. But at its core, SATURDAY tracks the emotional arc of extreme long-term travelers; teenagers and senior citizens who wondered, "What would it be like to travel the world?" Then did it. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Our Year Around the World

Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 March 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Карта на субботу See more »

Filming Locations:

Argentina See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Earthchild Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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spoiled, whiny, stupid American
3 March 2008 | by xfiler7See all my reviews

Whiny, spoiled boy quits his TV job and dumps his Manhattan apartment to take a year long vacation from his tough life. In this useless travelogue, he focuses on socializing with fellow backpackers and does not talk much about the places or sights. Once in a while, he complains about Indian trains, altitude sickness, and getting mugged. Hey, there's a way to avoid this- it's called research! Also he low-balls the cost of his trip ($20k USD)- bullshit on that, especially when you're buying your many plane tickets last minute in the terminal. So sorry you're lonely on your trek, but maybe if you had concentrated more on where you are and what real locals are doing, and not just f**king Euro girls in hostels, you'd have had a better time.


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