¡Vivan las Antipodas!

Director Victor Kossakovsky
Year 2011
Run Time 108min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

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What is the shortest route between Entre Ríos in Argentina and the Chinese metropolis Shanghai? Simply a straight line through the center of the earth, since the two places are antipodes: they are located diametrically opposite to each other on the earth’s surface. During his visits to four such antipodal pairs, the award-winning documentary filmmaker Victor Kossakovsky captured images that turn our view of the world upside down. A beautiful, peaceful sunset in Entre Ríos is contrasted with the bustling streets in rainy Shanghai. People who live in a wasteland are connected to people dwelling next to a volcano. Landscapes whose splendor touches the soul are juxtaposed with the clamor of a vast city. These antipodes seem mythically connected, somehow united by their oppositeness. Kossakovsky’s movie is a feast for the senses, a fascinating kaleidoscope of our planet. ¡VIVAN LAS ANTIPODAS! – Long Live The Antipodes!

“A breathtaking travelogue.” – The Hollywood Reporter

This documentary is just one of the movies on the 2013 Docurama Slate. Check out the rest of the line up:

¡VIVAN LAS ANTIPODAS!
THE WORLD BEFORE HER
FRUIT HUNTERS
CHARGE
PING PONG
LONDON: THE MODERN BABYLON

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