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The Fourth Phase (2016)

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From the innovators of "The Art Of FLIGHT" (2011) comes a documentary about the iconic snowboarder Travis Rice. The production of the movie started in 2013.

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Jon Klaczkiewicz

Writer:

Melissa Larsen (story editor)
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Credited cast:
Mikkel Bang Mikkel Bang ... Self
Shin Biyajima Shin Biyajima ... Self
Ben Ferguson Ben Ferguson ... Self
Cam FitzPatrick Cam FitzPatrick ... Self
Torstein Horgmo Torstein Horgmo ... Self
Bryan Iguchi Bryan Iguchi ... Self
Eric Jackson Eric Jackson ... Self
Jeremy Jones
Mark Landvik Mark Landvik ... Self
Victor de Le Rue
Bode Merrill Bode Merrill ... Self
Pat Moore Pat Moore ... Self
Gerald Pollack Gerald Pollack ... Narration (voice)
Travis Rice ... Self
John Rodosky John Rodosky
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Iconic snowboarder Travis Rice and friends embark on a multi-year mission to follow the North Pacific Gyre's flow. As Rice and the crew experience the highs and lows of a journey unlike any previously attempted, cutting-edge cinematography captures some of the world's most remote environments bringing breathtaking scenery and thrilling action to viewers worldwide.

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Travis Rice: Every snowflake needs a particle of dust. Where does most of the dust come from? Ash. Let the fire burn.
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Blaþraour
Performed by Sigur Rós
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A production with more money than sense?!
21 October 2016 | by seb_riderSee all my reviews

Although really looking forward to it, I was disappointed with this film. On the plus side there are amazing riders with some brilliant footage for sure, and the cinematography and sound edits were great. However, the 'philosophical' stuff was rather annoying, "I'm a seeker", the fourth phase etc, it was just well overworked and badly cheesy, sorry! It is especially ironic that after this whole thing about understanding the weather cycles of Mother Earth, again this production, with more money than sense seemed to have picked the wrong places at the wrong time. This also happened in the Art of Flight. Getting this right is a skill that is lacking in this production, and maybe less would be more. The result was a lot of not very much. Good footage from Wyoming had to be used twice in the film by the look if it! Lastly, snowboarders doing the whole being cool thing...seriously, do we have to have this, are these guys not growing up yet!? The endless summer films achieved it with surfing decades ago, we are still waiting for the epic snowboard movie, this attempt was far off! Despite all the above, I'm sure plenty will enjoy this film. I won't be waiting for the Travis Rice show again myself.


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Release Date:

2 October 2016 (USA) See more »

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$92,447
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