Walter announces digital release

April 8, 2014

Screen Shot 2014-04-08 at 11.49.45 AMWatch WALTER: Lessons from the World’s Oldest People on iTunes & Amazon

Award-winning 5-time director Hunter Weeks tells a story about the world’s oldest people as seen through a journey with his fiancée Sarah E. Hall. They travel the world meeting a handful of the oldest and some of the very last people born in the 1800’s. The goal: to learn about the things that truly matter. The film, inspired by Walter Breuning, follows a heartfelt journey to Georgia, Minnesota, Montana, Texas, Cuba, and Italy.

Now, it’s available on iTunes and

Audiences have fallen for WALTER. Share this sweet story of life and love with your friends and family.

Quick facts
* There are only five people alive today verified to have been born in the 1800’s
* WALTER: Lessons from the World’s Oldest People screened in theaters in October and November 2014 after a festival premiere at Bend Film Festival in Bend, Oregon.
* Walter Breuning lived to be the 5th oldest man ever.
* Besse Cooper (featured in the film) lived to be the 8th oldest person ever.
* Misao Okawa (not featured) is currently the oldest living person. 116 years old.
* Two of Hunter’s previous films are currently available for streaming on Netflix (Ride the Divide and Where the Yellowstone Goes). All of his films are on iTunes.
* Hunter’s first film, 10 MPH is the first feature documentary on YouTube

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