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Heinz Stücke left Germany in 1962 and traveled the world by bike for more than 50 years. “The Man Who Wanted to See it All” is a documentary by Albert Albecete that documents Heinz’s journey. Watch the trailer and learn more about the film…
In November 1962, 22-year-old Heinz Stücke from Hövelhof in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, quit his factory job and left his hometown on a three-speed bicycle. He kept pedaling. In 1995, the Guinness Book of Records cited Heinz as “having traveled more widely by bicycle than anyone in history.” Some 51 years later, Heinz returned home after a worldwide journey spanning more than 609,000 kilometers (378,415 miles), 195 countries, and 78 territories.
To tell this story, filmmaker Albert Albacete created a feature-length documentary called The Man Who Wanted to See It All. The film narrates Heinz’s return home after traveling the World by bike more than any human in history. You can watch the trailer below and then scroll down to find a link to the feature film on Netflix.
“I happily found a reason to stay away for 50 years, and now 50 years are over.”
You can watch the full 90-minute documentary on Netflix in select countries, including the US and most of Europe. Find that here.
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