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To the Limit (1989)

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:June 13, 2008
Running time:35 minutes
Cast:Nina Ananiashvili, Richard Kiley, Irek Mukhamedov, Maria Walliser, Tony Yaniro
Director:Mike Hoover, Greg MacGillivray
Producer:David Barlow
Writer:Paula Apsell, Jon Boorstin
Distributor:MacGillivray Freeman Films

Web Site: http://www.macfreefilms.com/limit_set.html

Description: To The Limit is a film about the human body. Premiering in 1989, the film marked the first collaboration of NOVA and the Museum Film Network, a consortium of 14 international science museums. The film focuses on human performance through the stories of three athletes: rock climber Tony Yaniro, downhill skier Maria Walliser, ballerina Nina Ananiashvili, and track and field athlete Carl Lewis. Innovative microscopic photography shows how their bodies respond to their quest for a personal best.

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