dropouts, misfits, gypsies and nomads

Kenneth Turran is easily my favorite movie critic. When he gives a positive review of a movie that interests me, I always go and he is never wrong… – ed.

“Maiden” tells a mighty tale about the majesty of the human spirit and the power of women, and it’s all true.

A potent documentary about 1989’s first all-women crew to compete in yachting’s grueling Whitbread Round The World Race, at 32,000 plus miles the longest contest on earth, “Maiden” (also the name of the yacht) reveals an extraordinary saga of grit and daring in the face of doubt, fear and life-threatening situations. Read on.