Discover great movies and shows to watch

agoodmovietowatch recommends highly-rated and often little-known movies on popular streaming services. Read More

agoodmovietowatch

Maidentrip 2013 / Now On Amazon Prime

8.1
S
Staff

In 2010, Dutch 15-year old Laura Dekker set out on a mission to be the youngest person to sail solo around the world. Maidentrip is the beautiful and inspiring documentary film that tells her story as she took on this behemoth task.

The film lets you experience this adventure of a lifetime along with Laura, share at first in her loneliness at sea, and later in her desire to be left alone when surrounded by people. Documenting her thoughts and feelings during this voyage, Laura reveals herself to be wise beyond her years. Yet despite the magnitude of the task Laura has taken in, her teenager self still glows clearly with its distinct child-like quality – simply wanting to do what makes her happy – sailing and seeing the world. The sheer honesty in Laura’s narrative is what makes this story so extraordinary. You will accompany the young skipper against all odds as she follows her dream and in the process, lose and once again find her identity and sense of belonging. Maidentrip will leave you with an itch – an itch to travel, but more importantly, an itch to follow your dreams.

avatar

Details

150 Unlock 150 exclusive suggestions
Mark suggestions as seen, loved, and not interested
Get the premium-only newsletter (you can also easily mute it)
Add your name to our supporters page