Brilliant Corners (2015)

NR 4 hours  20 minutes Surfing Documentaries
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Brilliant Corners an adventure series presented by travel writer, explorer and former European surfing champion, Sam Bleakley. Travelling with his longboard in tow, Sam uses surfing to get under the skin of the coastlines and cultures he visits.

Sam Bleakley

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Season 1 (5 Episodes)

1

Haiti

Sam dives into Haitis waves and culture revealing an often misunderstood nation. Sam travels from Port au Prince north through markets and fruit vendors to Cap Haitien. He travels through the centre...

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Jamaica

Sam pulls out a map of Jamaica and has an almost magnetic pull to head to the south and east of the island, where he hopes the Caribbean will be delivering good clean swell. Here he meets the local...

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Barbados

Sam wants to discover another side to the island, the southeast corner a brilliant corner. Here Sam learns how visitors can experience a slice of Bajan culture, particularly at Surfers Point, and...

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Liberia

Before the recent Ebola outbreak Sam travels to postwar Liberia to discover how surf tourism is helping to revive the economy in Robertsport. The viewer is left with a powerful example of how surfing...

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Hainan

Hainan is a small subtropical island in the South China Sea with incredible surfing waves between November and March, and a vibrant, growing local surf scene. Sam first visited Hainan in 2003.

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Season Details

Synopsis Brilliant Corners is a dynamic new adventure series presented by travel writer, explorer and former European surfing champion, Sam Bleakley. Travelling with his longboard in tow, Sam uses surfing to get under the skin of the coastlines and cultures he visits, including Haiti, Jamaica, Barbados, Liberia and China. Through interviews, narrative and beautifully filmed surfing sequences in extreme destinations, Sam celebrates the emerging local surf cultures, and discovers the landscape, art, food, music, characters and carnival.
Genres Surfing Documentaries, Surfing Movies with taste of Adventure, Surf Travel Movies
Athletes Sam Bleakley
Director Sam Bleakley, Leo McCrea
Writer Sam Bleakley
Studio X-Treme Video
Rating not rated
Running Time 4 hours  20 minutes
Audio Language English | Stereo
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