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Film Synopsys

Would you still dare to dream when you’re 80 years old?

On average, they are 81 years old, but with dreams only 18-year-old would have and they dare to dream. They would tell you, through life-long experience, “Miracles do happen as long as you continue to dream!”

The success of the film sends a strong message to the general public that aging could be as desirable and fruitful as ever. Now many organizations and programs thank the film for inspiring them to look at aging in a different light - Keep young and forever young.

In the documentary film, Go Grandriders, a group of 17 senior citizen, many of them learned how to ride motorcycle the first time, embark on what may be the most daring adventures of their lives: a 13-day-entirely-on-motorcycle around the island of Taiwan. Among these 17 Grandriders, two have had cancers, four need hearing aids, five suffer from high blood pressure, eight have coronary diseases, and every one of them has symptoms of joint degeneration. However, at the age of 80 plus, they dare to ride on scooters and to feel the land they have lived all their lives.

The challenges officially begin when they decide to straddle on their scooters: fighting objections from family members, taking driver license test at old ages, aching bodies and every possible weather and road conditions along that 1178-kilometer (732-mile) long journey. The day prior to start, the captain suffers from ulcer and dropping red blood cell count, how will he lead these Grandriders to the destination they have aspired to?

The trip brings harrowing escapes (riding on the narrow coastal highway with the gusty wind blowing through and steep cliff on one side, and the intimidating big trucks speeding by on the other), pure exhilaration (including a gleeful romp in the waves when riders reach Taiwan's beautiful east coast), and somber reflection (as riders recall their youths fighting in the Sino-Japanese War)…Defying society's expectation, the Grandriders' journey will inspire and delight audiences both young and young at heart.

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