Moscow International Festival of Mountaineering and Adventure Films "Vertical"
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Sixth Festival "Vertical"

9 seconds

Category: Sport-extreme
Year: 2002
Time: 17 min
Country: Italy
Camera-man: Juliane Biasi
Director: Sergio Damiani,

Subject: Every year Mount Brento, in the Italian Alps, attracts the “flying people” who climb the Becco dell’Aquila where they jump off the cliff for a free fall flight lasting only 9 seconds. Why do the sons of Icarus come from far and wide for an emotion that is burened in a few seconds? What are they searching for that is so important they are willing to put they life at sake? The film try to answer these question.

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