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The Spirit of Sailing

Denmark, 1969 (MIFF 1972)

Director: Jørgen Ekberg

A great athlete could be regarded as an artist expressing himself through his sporting ability. The film uses this approach to Paul Elvstr0m, who sails three different boats and explains his feelings about sailing.

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