FREESOLO ★★★★★

Directed by El­iz­a­beth Chai Vasarhe­lyi, Jimmy Chin

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - THE TAKE | CINEMA -

Some way into the year’s most white knuckle film, rock climber Alex Hon­nold re­calls that more than one ex-girl­friend has told him he has a per­son­al­ity dis­or­der. By then we’re deep into his two-year prep to climb the sheer wall of El Cap­i­tan, a 1km-high sheer gran­ite im­pos­si­bil­ity in Yosemite Na­tional Park. If he man­ages it, he’ll be the first climber to scale the mono­lith free solo. That’s as in with­out ropes and safety equip­ment, as in one

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