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The Tangaroa Expedition (The Kon-Tiki Expedition) 2012 Documentary
As a tribute to his grandfather and the original Kon-tiki expedition, Olav and his team built a new raft in Peru and sailed it all the way to Raiatea in French Polynesia. When they arrived on the 24th of July 2006, after four months at sea, over a thousand people greeted them in a traditional Polynesian welcoming ceremony. This is a spectacular and unique documentary of the modern day voyage, with footage of the 1947 expedition setting the context. The 1947 Kon-tiki film won an Oscar, and Thor Heyerdahl’s book has sold more the 50 millions copies worldwide. At the time, the whole world w... Read more »
Putting the Kon-Tiki Expedition to Film
Kon-Tiki ... film at the 2012 Academy Awards. Now it’s being released in the States by the Weinstein Company, a studio so adept at winning Oscars that one wonders if the film will be entered again. It’s that good. Because the original expedition ...
Kon-Tiki: The Sail of the Century
The New York Times and the world media would soon enough be thrilled to cover Heyerdahl's expedition. Kon-Tiki's co-directors, Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg, pull off quite an achievement of their own. Not only did they film the original 2012 ...
Crew to trace Kon-Tiki raft's path across Pacific
Heyerdahl, who died at the age of 87 in 2002, documented the harrowing voyage in the best-selling book Kon-Tiki and in an Oscar-winning documentary ... for Tangaroa, the Polynesian god of the ocean. Although the Tangaroa will be primitive, expedition ...
Message In a Bottle
“Thor Heyerdahl, with the Kon-Tiki expedition ... s bottle boat, the Junk Raft, had sailed on June 1st. De Rothschild had first heard about the project a year earlier, when the National Geographic Society, which was considering shooting a documentary ...
Kon-Tiki replica completes Pacific crossing: uses Nera satellite terminal
Just a few days ago four Norwegians, one Swede and one Peruvian reached their destination of Tahiti on Tangaroa, a replica of explorer Thor Heyerdahl's famous Kon-Tiki raft ... A TV documentary will be produced of the whole expedition and will be broadcast ...
Secrets from a Dangerous Time by Hunter S. Jones
Kon Tiki is a Norwegian movie that was a nominee for best foreign film at the 2012 Oscars. It's based on the true expedition in 1947 by explorer Thor Heyerdahl. Kon tiki (2012) Achtduizend kilometer op een houten vlot! fantastisch gefilmd! een film uit ...
Circling the Heart of the Sea: 8 Great Maritime Adventure Movies
"Kon-Tiki" (2012) Nominated for best foreign language film at the Oscars and the Golden Globes, this Norwegian historical drama adapts the late adventurer Thor Heyerdahl's book about his 1947 expedition across the …
Kon-Tiki set to sail on the screen
The Kon-Tiki ... expedition, he relented and approved plans for a film. Heyerdahl died in 2002. His grandson Olav, a building engineer and craftsman in Norway, has inherited Heyerdahl’s sense of adventure and environmental duty, sailing on the Tangaroa ...
Kon-Tiki2: Why would you cross the Pacific on a wooden raft?
This Kon-Tiki expedition goes further than two previous trips ... In 2006 Higraff led his own expedition, on the Tangaroa raft. At the time, experts said he would not go any faster than Heyerdahl did in 1947 because the rafts were just following winds ...
Norwegians sail on 'Kon-Tiki' odyssey
Heyerdahl, who died in 2002 at age 87, documented his voyage in the best-selling book "Kon-Tiki" and in an Oscar-winning documentary film ... Olav Heyerdahl said the voyagers would update the expedition's Web page during the journey — an $800,000 ...
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