UKC EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Welsh Connectionsby Dave Brown, Bamboo Chicken Productions Nov/2009
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Here's a quick low down on the DVD:
Main Film - "Welsh Connections"
A cocktail of diverse climbing; from hard trad onsights and first ascents,to intense limestone sport, slate, bouldering and deep water soling. Welcome to Wales! 75 mins Featuring
Pete Robins, Tim Emmett, Johnny Dawes, James McHaffie, Pete Whittaker, Nick Bullock, Chris Doyle, Chris Davies, Gav Symonds
About the film.
We wanted to make a film for climbers, not a TV documentary. The sort of film that you'll want to watch again - Lots of good climbing on interesting routes. Plenty of action and not too much introspection and analysis. But more than anything else we wanted to make a film that was fun. Fun to make and fun to watch.
To The Rainbow
Also on the DVD we have a second film about Paul Pritchard and Johnny Dawes teaming up together as Paul makes a return to climbing 13 years after his head injury on the Totem Pole. They return to the Rainbow slab, one of their old stomping grounds. 15 mins
We really like this film. It's a totally different vibe and pace to the main film. We showed it to Johnny and he alternated between laughter and crying throughout.
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