œLong Way Down, starring Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, is premiering on Facebook exclusively in the US January 10th at 6:30PM EST. Viewers can watch œLong Way Down online via Cinecliq.
œLong Way Down, starring Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, is premiering on Facebook exclusively in the United States January 10th at 6:30PM EST. Viewers can watch œLong Way Down online via Cinecliq, the only global VOD platform fully integrated into Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/cinecliq/app_396348327116117.
Directed and produced by David Alexanian and Russ Malkin, the theatrical version of this acclaimed travelogue follows Ewan and Charley on a 15,000-mile journey from John O'Groats at the northernmost tip of Scotland to Cape Agulhas on the southernmost tip of South Africa. Riding through spectacular scenery, often in extreme temperatures, they face their hardest challenges yet. They rode through Western Europe and East Africa, once again mixing their love of motorcycles with the irresistible lure of far flung roads on the ultimate expedition. For more, please visit www.longwayround.com, www.elixirfilms.com, and www.bigearth.com.
PRESS: Please note, Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman's names should appear above the title, œLong Way Down on all materials. Please also include the following credit: œDirected and produced by David Alexanian and Russ Malkin. Please do not use an ampersand or diverge from this in any way.
About the Stars:
Ewan McGregor is an internationally acclaimed BAFTA winning actor who has starred in mainstream, indie, and art house films. He is perhaps best known for his roles as heroin addict Mark Renton in Danny Boyle's œTrainspotting, and Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi in the œStar Wars prequel trilogy. His latest film, œThe Impossible, premiered at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival.
Charley Boorman is a modern-day adventurer, travel writer, humanitarian, and entertainer. His charismatic œlet's just do it approach to challenges has won him a massive TV and literary audience. As the son of esteemed film director John Boorman, he appeared in the 1972 Best Picture nominee œDeliverance and dozens more films since.
About the Filmmakers:
David Alexanian is a director, producer, and the CEO of Elixir Films, which he co-founded with his sister Alexis Alexanian. Russ Malkin is a film producer, creative director, and author of œBig Earth's 101 Amazing Adventures, drawing in part on his experiences on œLong Way Down.
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