Rating: PG
Length: 84 minutes
Genre: Documentary, a walking tour of spiritual enlightenment
Rating: PG 84 mild coarse language
Director: Lydia B. Smith
500 miles on foot. Bunk-beds. Blisters. Stunning landscapes. World-class snorers. Hot searing sun, freezing cold rain. Kindness from strangers. Debilitating injury. Unexpected romance. No toilet paper when you really need it. Profound grief and deep doubt. Hunger. Laughing with new friends. Total exhaustion. You are guaranteed to experience all of this when walking the ancient pilgrim path, the Camino de Santiago.
'Walking the Camino works on a far broader level than just depicting a physical experience. It grapples with religion, personal growth and introspection, and does so with a humble curiosity that's indicative of the pilgrims themselves.' Film ink Australia
'It's not hard to see the appeal of the Camino, in its simplicity and potential..' Sydney Morning Herald
'Six travelers traverse hundreds of miles along Spain's famed Camino de Santiago by foot in Lydia B. Smith's genial documentary, which gradually reveals itself as part travelogue and part spiritual quest....charismatic' Hollywood Reporter
'Walking the Camino is easy on the ears as well as the eyes and inspiring to the soul. It may even prompt you to skip the subway and walk home from the theatre - the whole way.' Toronto Star
'As travelogue, this is a persuasive introduction. Viewer beware: The impulse to take a hike is strong. Wear sturdy shoes.' New York Times
'profoundly moving' Washington Post press

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