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This documentary series follows actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on a motorcycle trip around the world. The two friends will travel through such places as Siberia, Kazakhstan, ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Ewan McGregor ...  Himself 7 episodes, 2004
Charley Boorman ...  Himself 7 episodes, 2004
David Alexanian ...  Himself 7 episodes, 2004
Russ Malkin ...  Himself 7 episodes, 2004
Jimmy Simak Jimmy Simak ...  Himself 7 episodes, 2004
Claudio von Planta ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2004
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This documentary series follows actors Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman on a motorcycle trip around the world. The two friends will travel through such places as Siberia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, and Alaska, before finally ending the journey in New York. The filming will be done by on board cameras and one ride along cameraman. Written by solojones

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2 men, 2 bikes, 20,000 miles...


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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

18 October 2004 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

El mundo en moto con Ewan McGregor See more »

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1.78 : 1
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In 1997, prior to making this series, actor Ewan McGregor was in an episode of the American TV series "ER" which was similarly titled: ER: The Long Way Around (1997). See more »

Quotes

Charley Boorman: What have we let ourselves in for? I mean this is, really is the back and beyond of absolutely nowhere. I mean It's just extraordinary.
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Alternate Versions

On its original airing, the series featured seven episodes. The original 2-disc DVD set comprises these original episodes. The show has subsequently been re-edited into a 10-episode series. Notably, the preparation for the trip has been extended over two episodes. There is also additional footage during the trip itself. There is also an entirely new tenth episode, a retrospective of their journey. This extended series has been broadcast on Sky television in the UK, and is also available on a new 3-disc DVD set. See more »

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References Young Adam (2003) See more »

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Outstanding!
27 October 2005 | by r8erzSee all my reviews

The only downside is it will make you want to get on a motorcycle and see the world.

:)

Except maybe not so much of it in one trip.

And maybe stay ... Ah, well, watch the series, you'll understand...

Ewan impressed us as being a pretty down-to-earth superstar - even from the get go. And if you have family, the ending will make you cry with tears of joy.

We couldn't stop watching, we had to watch all 7 episodes almost straight through. Even my 4 year old daughter found most of it interesting...


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