This Sahara Railway Is One of the Most Extreme in the World | Short Film Showcase

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National Geographic : Trains on the Mauritania Railway are up to 3 kilometers in length, making them among the largest and heaviest in the world. What are your thoughts on this impressive railway?

Azliana Lyana : 3 kilometres long train? Wow! It's amazing how the main cars manage to pull the whole load. This is a very well made video by the way. Almost feels like watching a movie with a very unsettling undertone. I'm just.. amazed by the train, still. Thanks for sharing National Geographic.

DC Smoke : this was incredible to watch baked

jalloh boboh : I have traveled several times upon this train. The last time, about 22 years ago, some friends and I got upon this train, heading for the northern part of Mauritania. Our plan was to reach Morroco, then cross the mediteranean sea, by any means posible, to Europe. I believe traveling upon this train, at the top of the wagons, you will enjoy the most beautiful and unique landscapes you have ever seen. Its like travelling upon the surface of another planet. Specially after smoking some weeds.

Gorgui N'diaye : this is the train of the biggest company in Mauritania called "Snim", it is located in Nouadhibou the economic Capital of Mauritania and my father works in there since 1977 and he'll retire this year. it's very beautiful watching and seeing my fellow citizen just heart toching

whatislife : 2:56 While everyone is so still, this guy dropped his stick and picked it up LOL

Wolpertinger : This video is just breathtaking! Surprisingly beautiful images that illustrate such a rough environment and the strength of the people living there.

Travel with Albin : I just love the background music!! ( Hear it with a headphone)

Sir Brellin : Who needs the polar express when you have the desert express

Trackman2007 : This footage is pure art! Absolutely fantastic! Ambience reminds something like star wars and provokes thoughts about Universe, which is great!

Vishwadeep Sonawane : 10/10 for the videography and sound.

rosh 9 : The Malick who sells fish is my friend... He says it's tough to survive out there in the Sahara... So folks.. Always give respect to whatever job you do... Peace

Jean-Pierre Du Preez : Incredible film but it worries me that nobody commented on how bad the audio is. I can hear that a lot went into designing and mixing this project but it sounds like YouTube's data compression screwed up big time.

robocop : Mad max fury road real life.

Dr. Saqib : That’s your Mars right there!

Claudio Silva : Youtube needs more stuff like this!

sieve5 : Nice A E S T H E T I C

Martin Macak : could you guys give tips on filmogrpahy to hollywood thanks

Groni : What happened to the audio? Sounds horrible compressed

Rishabh Kumar : I love how cinematically this video is done with almost no words. The visuals and the sounds were totally captivating.

Mateusz Czwakiel : Amazing film! I absolutely loved the cinematography! More content like this depicting life around different parts of the world would be great.

StsFiveOneLima : Some idiots disliked this??

Fedor T : What's wrog with the sound? It sounds like it was compressed to mp3 multiply times, again and again.

DayZ Silent Dead : Just Awesome. Salute to these peoples living very hard life. Grettings and Love From Pakistan

Slap Kinge : I visited Mauritania, they are one of the best people on the planet and the most simple and the screen is a country with a wonderful mythological landscape and a very cheap country. French, Spanish and German tourists are there in abundance in this pristine, untouched nature

gumelini1 : I would watch an entire hour and a half documentary on this,that is how hooked i am after watching this

Bradley Akulov : Mauritania it is one of thirteen countries in the world which punishes atheism by death. On 27 April 2018, The National Assembly passed a law that makes the death penalty mandatory for anyone convicted of “blasphemous speech” and acts deemed "sacrilegious". Source: Wikipedia Just a reminder for those who drift into the idea that this is a beautiful place compared to the Western world whose values and customs are to be loathed. Where there is no freedom of thought, there is no freedom to prosper, never mind the arid terrain, that hasn't stopped anyone.

XEZ : malick fish- how does it survive at 40+ for a 30 hours journey? just asking.........

iBlueDust : It's, emotional. The music.

Vince Marquez : I didnt want this to end I just wanted to keep watching it

Thexsoar the Bearded : Nobody does slow zooms into emotionless people's faces like NatGeo.

T.E. Lawrence : The cleanliness of the other place like it

hzubovi1 : What's Up with the sound? It sounds very compressed? Excellent Video by the way!

Archie Muoki : Mauritanian government should really pull up their socks. it looks like the most depressing country to live in.

Om dixit : Amazing Back ground sounds.

William Miles La Mont : Nat Geo is raising the bar on YouTube! What a moving documentary. The evocative music matched the visuals, and the overall minimalist vibe was perfect for this subject.

zapfanzapfan : Very nice footage, could be the opening shots of Dune or Star Trek 3. The spice must flow :-)

James Ilko : Any one else having terrible audio compression issues with this video?

iris : Madmax Fury

pokedude104 : the cinematography in this video is superb

Travel with Albin : Best video on YouTube

Sinigang Sarap : Who owns the railway?

Viren Gohel : I'm from India.. daily I thanked god for put me in my country.. thanks god for peaceful life..may God bless this country's people..

Boarbot games 78 : Though beautiful it would jus be to lonely for me.

shawn walker : This guy knows how to place a camera. Just wow. Amazing

Ali Ameer : Interstellar vibes.. Anyone?

RED CODES : They are one of the highlights A1 band song EVERYTIME..

Sam Host : This is one of the best videos. Please do a documentary about camels, and their owners

Kane Worthy : Very Bladerunner-esque!

Paul Oketch : The production on this is unique.