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post #9 of Old 04-27-2018
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Re: Great Movie

Originally Posted by TonyCross View Post
If you saw "All is lost" with Robert Redford thinking what a poor film.
Only if you think All is Lost is a movie about sailing! It could have been set on the slopes of Everest, in the deep woods, a desert or densest rain forest. But it wasn't a movie about sailing, just a psychological drama of a man in circumstances way outside his experience and abilities.

"Any idiot can make a boat go; it takes a sailor to stop one." Spike Africa aboard the schooner Wanderer in Sausalito, Ca. 1964.
“Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” ― Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows

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