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Adventure High (2004)

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Documentary Duration 89:00

Adventure High

Five young men - including the filmmaker - take a four-month break from their responsible adult lives to travel by bicycle from Mongolia to Nepal hoping to experience old-fashioned travel adventures. Their journey leads them through diverse landscapes and harsh conditions (the Gobi Desert where water and roads are equally difficult to find; the flooded dirt roads and landslides caused by heavy rain in the Himalayan mountains). They are exposed to diverse cultures and meet fascinating people (Mongolian nomads, Buddhist pilgrims, yak herders in the Himalayas). As relationship dynamics develop and change within the group, the five travelers very different ...

Director: Liivo Niglas

Keywords: helpers | nude bathing | naked young men | discussion | opinions | car ride | honesty | avastamine | putting oneself to the test | overcoming oneself | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) MP DOC
Film Category Documentary
Text / Dialogue Estonian, Russian, English, mongoolia, hiina
Subtitles Estonian
Duration 89:00


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Producer Liivo Niglas
Director Liivo Niglas
Screenwriter Liivo Niglas
Cinematographer Liivo Niglas
Composer Ramo Teder
Sound Designer Mart Otsa
Editor Liivo Niglas | Marju Juhkum

First releases

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  • at other places: 10.06.2004, Estonian National Museum, Tartu, Estonia
  • at other places: 11.06.2004, Puppet Theatre, Tallinn, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, Trento Film Festival (Italy), 2006
  • Participation, Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival, Kathmandu, 2004
  • Participation, Rouen Nordic Film Festival (France), 2005

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm