UMA PROJECT

"An Artistic project based on a physical and mental challenge: the Atlantic Ultra Marathon."

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Documentary synopsis.

In Southern Portugal, 50 km far from Lisbon, there’s a territory of rare natural beauty, set on one of the coastlines in Europe, with the least man made intervention, where it is still possible to feel a primordial sense of freedom. The set for a race almost unique in the world, running for 43 km on sandy beaches along side the Atlantic Ocean. A challenge that requires: attitude, metal strength, preparation, training and sacrifice. The athletes challenge their own limits, confronting the distance and crossing for all of us, that incredible territory. But for the most of the athletes the challenge is just to reach the end. The film follows eight of them, of different origins and conditions, while the camera flies through the infinite coastline where the race takes place…

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