The Wind Gods: Directed by Fritz Mitchell. With Jeremy Irons, Larry Ellison, Russell Coutts, Tom Ehman. A feature length documentary film following Larry Ellison's 10-year quest to bring the oldest trophy in international sport, The America's Cup, back to the United States.
According to myth, the Gods of the Winds were the children of Astraeus, the god of the night-sky and father of the stars, and Eos, the goddess of morning. Homer writes that the ruler over the winds was king Aeolus. The winds were completely subdued as his instruments, and he kept them locked up only to let them out when he or the gods so desired.
The Wind Gods: 33rd America’s Cup is a 2011 documentary sailing yacht racing sports film about the 2010 America's Cup revised in 2013. The film is narrated by Jeremy Irons, directed by Fritz Mitchell, and produced by Skydance Productions. The soundtrack composed by Pinar Toprak won the 2011 IFMCA Best Documentary Score award. The film aired nationally on PBS in 2013.
The Gods of the Wind in Greek Mythology 1. Boreas. An old man with a long, white beard, billowing robes, and wings on his back (and in some accounts, on his... 2. Zephyrus. Following winter comes spring and Zephyrus was the god of spring and the west wind. His gentle breeze... 3. Notus. God of the ...
Chinese [ edit] Fei Lian, the Chinese wind god; Feng Bo is the human form of Fei Lian Feng Po Po, the Chinese wind goddess Feng Closa, general of the wind Han Zixian, assistant goddess of the wind
The Romans personified the four winds, corresponding with cardinal relationships as gods, as did the Greeks. Both peoples gave the winds individual names and roles in mythology. Gettin' Windy With It Here are the winds, according to their domains. They are called the Venti, the winds, in Latin, and the Anemoi in Greek.
But more than that, The Wind Gods is a tribute to the adventurous spirit that leads men to test their limits, by challenging the elements, the sea, and fate.