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Speak To Me Softly

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Speak To Me Softly
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Speak To Me Softly

Experience fear and emotion alongside climber Jenny Abegg as she ascends a route while fighting the self-criticism and doubt from that little voice we all have in the back of our heads.


4 Jan, 2020

That's great, thanks!

7 Jan, 2020

Worst video in a while.

7 Jan, 2020

Some nice shots and climbing sequences, but the back 'story' is pseudo intellectual twaddle.

7 Jan, 2020

Just watched it, having avoided doing so until now partly because it sounded like it was going to be Americanised, pseudo-intellectual twaddle.

I was way more impressed than I expected. And, apparently in contrast to your opinion, I felt like I barely registered the quality of any climbing sequences, as I was caught up in the inner mental turmoil (which I assume to have been the director's intention). It can't be easy to draw viewers into empathy for a mental state far removed from their own, but I think in case case they managed to achieve that, certainly for me.

I'd certainly urge anyone else who may have avoided watching it for similar preconceived reasons as mine, to give it a chance.

7 Jan, 2020

This is the doom I feel whenever I climb trad seacliffs.

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