Disney +: Welcome to Earth, Free Solo… 3 spectacular documentaries to watch on the …

A captivating journey with Will Smith in Welcome to Earth, a perilous feat in the Oscar winner Free Solo, a breathtaking rise in Wings of Patagonia… Ready for adventure? You will not believe your eyes on Disney +!

Welcome to earth

It is with joy, wonder, curiosity, humor and sometimes a little trepidation that Hollywood star Will Smith takes subscribers on board Disney + around the globe in the documentary series Bienvenue sur Terre. A disconcerting experience for the 53-year-old actor who reveals from the first minutes that he has never slept in a tent!

34 countries, 92 expeditions, a team of more than 700 people from all over the world… Every effort has been made to offer us an exceptional show as close as possible to some of the most extraordinary natural phenomena on our planet.

In the first episode, we follow Will Smith as he approaches Mount Yasur, one of the most active volcanoes on Earth, accompanied by blind climber Erik Weihenmayer. The opportunity to see breathtaking images of molten lava, but also to hear the crackle that accompanies this discovery. Stunned by this scene, the actor is nevertheless somewhat taken aback when he learns that he is going to descend into one of the craters of the volcano …

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Bienvenue sur Terre is co-produced by Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream, Black Swan), who had already signed in 2018 the documentary series One Strange Rock presented by Will Smith. In 2022, the director and producer will invite viewers to follow Chris Hemsworth, ready to brave all dangers, in the docu-series Limitless to see on Disney +.

Free Solo

Take to the skies with the captivating documentary Free Solo, directed by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin. The two professionals film here the climber Alex Honnold and one of his exploits: the full solo ascent of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, a vertical wall 975 meters high …

Awarded the Oscar and the BAFTA for best documentary film in 2019, Free Solo also follows the daily life and preparation of the climbing prodigy before his prowess: interviews, signing sessions, presentations in front of high school students, but also upstream evaluation of the route to climb and medical appointments.

Free Solo, which tells the story of Alex Honnold’s incredible journey, also offers dizzying images that will amaze the most adventurous among us. A documentary that will blow your mind to see or re-watch on Disney +!

Wings of Patagonia

Great adventurer at heart, author of travelogues Skywalk: 5,000 km on foot through the Himalayas and The Steppe Ride: 3,000 kilometers on horseback through Central Asia, it is not thanks to his pen, but rather in pictures, that the French writer Sylvain Tesson takes the public this time on one of his incredible journeys in The Wings of Patagonia.

In this documentary, Sylvain Tesson accompanies an expedition of the high mountain military group of the French army in Patagonia, in homage to the heroes of the Aéropostale: Mermoz, Saint Exupéry and Guillaumet. The climax of this adventure? A paralpinism jump from the top of the Fitz Roy massif!

As they ascend to its breathtaking final denouement, discover astonishingly beautiful natural settings in this film directed by Christophe Raylat, which brings us closer to this daring excursion.

Find these three documentaries on the Disney + platform.

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