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TT3D: Closer to the Edge (2011)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Sport | 22 April 2011 (USA)
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By vividly recounting the TT's legendary rivalries and the Isle of Man's unique road racing history, this 3D feature documentary will discover why modern TT riders still risk their lives to... See full summary »

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Richard De Aragues
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Guy Martin ... Himself
Ian Hutchinson Ian Hutchinson ... Himself
John McGuinness John McGuinness ... Himself
Michael Dunlop Michael Dunlop ... Himself
Keith Amor Keith Amor ... Himself
Bruce Anstey Bruce Anstey ... Himself
John Barton John Barton ... Himself
Paul Dobbs Paul Dobbs ... Himself
Cameron Donald Cameron Donald ... Himself
Ryan Farquhar Ryan Farquhar ... Himself
Dave Hewson Dave Hewson ... Himself
Gary Johnson Gary Johnson ... Himself
Mark Miller Mark Miller ... Himself
Dan Sayle and Klaus Klaffenbock Dan Sayle and Klaus Klaffenbock ... Himself
Jenny Tinmouth Jenny Tinmouth ... Herself
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By vividly recounting the TT's legendary rivalries and the Isle of Man's unique road racing history, this 3D feature documentary will discover why modern TT riders still risk their lives to win the world's most dangerous race. The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy is the greatest motorcycle road race in the world, the ultimate challenge for rider and machine. It has always called for a commitment far beyond any other racing event, and many have made the ultimate sacrifice in their quest for victory. A story about freedom of choice, the strength of human spirit and the will to win. It's also an examination of what motivates those rare few, this elite band of brothers who risk everything to win. The vision of top commercials director Richard de Aragues, this promises to be one of the most thrilling films of 2011. Written by CinemaNX

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Just because you're breathing doesn't mean you're alive.

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UK

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English

Release Date:

22 April 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Isle of Man - TT3D Hart am Limit See more »

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Trivia

The bicycle Guy Martin is seen riding throughout the film is an Orange Alpine 160. The bicycle was stolen shortly before the film's release. See more »

Quotes

Guy Martin: Different things make different people happy, don't they? Some lads love going to the pub, I don't like being in the pub. Some lads love shagging, I don't like shagging. I don't mind it, but I'm not into it. I'd rather just go and ride me motorbikes or me pushbikes. It's whatever you're into, isn't it? If we was all the same everybody would be at the TT. wouldn't they? But different things make different people tick. And that makes me tick, and that's why I'm gonna keep on going.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credit with the film title appears as if painted on the road. The closing credits appear as if one looks down to the road while riding fast, with the credits floating over the asphalt. See more »

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References The Social Network (2010) See more »

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Closer the the Edge
Performed by Thirty Seconds to Mars
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Almost unbelievable
21 April 2011 | by philrustedSee all my reviews

The first film that has affected me enough to bother writing a review. Excellent throughout, tense, terrifying, well filmed and good narration. Much more than just another bike documentary.

Few weak spots - narration, although technically good, was in a weak American tone, not ideally suited to something as British as the Isle of Man. Some of the solo footage of Guy riding was a bit weak. He was obviously not going fast, but made to appear so. The on boards were incredible. The atmosphere incredible. The passion incredible.

Never has a cinema completely full of men (99%) been so quiet for so long. The film finished to a stunned silence.

Excellent


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