DIRECTORS: Fergus Grady, Noel Smyth
STARRING: Cheryl Stone, Claude Tranchant, Julie Zarifeh, Mark Thompson, Susan Morris, & Terry.
RUN TIME: 80 minutes
FESTIVALS: Winner - Doc Edge Festival 2019: Best NZ Director & Best NZ Emerging Filmmaker
Camino Skies is a walking meditation on life, love and loss.
Exploring themes of spirituality, wellbeing and religion, this is the inspirational journey of six strangers from New Zealand and Australia walking the 800km Camino de Santiago to overcome the personal and physical trauma that life has dealt them.
Through blisters, shin splints and heat, the Camino forces pilgrims to defy their age and physical ability, while also acting as a catalyst for change. Both heart-breaking and inspirational, ‘Camino Skies’ is an uplifting story about everyday people doing the extraordinary.
“A stunning meditation on quietly observing life”
Glennys Marsdon, So Perth
"This is the most beautiful documentary!"
Sarah McMullan, Radio NZ
James Croot, Stuff NZ
“It’s heartbreaking, foot-blistering, inspiring and terrific.”
Russell Baillie, NZ Listener
”Kudos to the talent behind the film for capturing so beautifully the raw, honest emotions
of a group of strangers walking the 800km Camino de Santiago”
“A work of compassion and maturity from a couple of young film-makers.”
Toby Woollaston - NZ Herald
“One helluva journey”
Vicky Roach - Sunday Telegraph