On Free Solo: Would You Trade Greatness for Serenity?

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Alex Honnold climbing El Capitan.
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Oftentimes the actual inner experience of the people who accomplish great things is not as great as their achievements.

The movie tries to capture, without being too invadent, the psychological reasons behind deciding to undertake such risky challenge.

“The bottomless pit of self-loathing. I mean, that’s definitely the motivation for some soloing” — he admits.

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Alex in his van.

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