In its first 25 years only 10 people have finished The Barkley Marathons. Based on a historic prison escape, this cult like race tempts people from around the world to test their limits of ...
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Jennifer Steinman Sternin
The first ever feature-length film to capture the essence, drama and unique spectacle of the famed 26.2-mile race, the production features five runners - three amateurs and two elites - as ... See full summary »
In its first 25 years only 10 people have finished The Barkley Marathons. Based on a historic prison escape, this cult like race tempts people from around the world to test their limits of physical and mental endurance in this documentary that contemplates the value of pain.Written by
Official Selection at Hot Docs 2015. North America's largest documentary Festival. The Barkley Marathons: The Race That Eats Its Young landed in the top 15 of audience favorites. See more »
I think most people would be better off with more pain in their lives, honestly.I think that, if nothing else, they would appreciate the pain-free times more. But I think also there's this self-induced aspect of, You've struggled, you've overcome, you've gotten through, then you're confident and you both enjoy the rest of your life more, but also you feel like you can do things and you take on challenges that you wouldn't otherwise try, and you get to points that you wouldn't otherwise reach.
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I Feel Jesus
written by Francis Reedy
("Ooh My My!" version) performed by Anna & Elizabeth See more »
A fun, warm look at the weirdos and Weirdo In Chief orbiting the enigmatic Barkley Marathon. Well worth the watch, especially if you're looking for something that has nuance and psychology but is also not a hard watch.
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