The Strait Guys

    • Rick Minnich
    • Germany
    • 99 min
    • Dutch Premiere
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    The Strait Guys follows Czech-born mining engineer, George, and his fast-talking protégé, Scott, along the proposed route of the InterContinental Railway through Alaska, to the Bering Strait and onward to Russia. The “Strait Guys” endeavor to convince international governments, corporations, and indigenous tribes to green-light their $100 billion railway project—with the promise to become the Panama Canal of the 21st century.

    As they struggle to keep their monumental vision alive in the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles, the Strait Guys leave us wondering: What is really preventing the US and Russia from being connected?


    Rick Minnich
    Gunter Hanfgarn for Hanfgarn & Ufer Filmproduktion, Holm Taddiken for Cineimpuls Leipzig, Rouven Rech for Torero Film
    Involved TV Channel
    MDR, YLE, Knowledge Network


    World Sales
    Gunter Hanfgarn for Hanfgarn & Ufer Filmproduktion
    Festival Handling
    Gunter Hanfgarn for Hanfgarn & Ufer Filmproduktion

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    56' + 99'
    Spoken languages

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