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Doug Pray (written by)
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Release Date:
9 May 2008 (USA) See more »
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Reject normal.
Plot:
Doug Pray explores the life of surfer Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Regardless of how you feel about its subject, it's a great and open minded documentary. See more (26 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Juliette Paskowitz ... Herself
David Paskowitz ... Himself
Jonathan Paskowitz ... Himself
Abraham Paskowitz ... Himself
Israel Paskowitz ... Himself (as Israel 'Izzy' Paskowitz)
Moses Paskowitz ... Himself (as Moses Zyus Paskowitz II)
Adam Paskowitz ... Himself

Salvador Paskowitz ... Himself (as Salvador Daniel Paskowitz)
Navah Paskowitz ... Herself (as Navah Paskowitz-Walther)
Josh Paskowitz ... Himself (as Joshua Paskowitz)
Dorian Paskowitz ... Himself (as Dorian 'Doc' Paskowitz M.D.)
Adrian Paskowitz ... Himself
Rob Jones ... Himself
Brent Weber ... Himself - Sportscaster

Directed by
Doug Pray 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Doug Pray  written by

Produced by
Graydon Carter .... producer
Mark Cuban .... executive producer
Amir Feingold .... line producer: Israel
Jason Kliot .... executive producer
Tony Lord .... co-producer
Tommy Means .... producer
Dana Merwin .... associate producer
Jonathan Paskowitz .... producer
Jonathan Pine .... co-producer
Stef Smith .... line producer
Joana Vicente .... executive producer
Todd Wagner .... executive producer
Matt Weaver .... producer
 
Original Music by
John Dragonetti 
 
Cinematography by
David Homcy 
 
Film Editing by
Lasse Jarvi 
 
Production Management
Gretchen McGowan .... executive in charge of production
Dana Merwin .... post-production supervisor
Jamey Pryde .... post-production supervisor
 
Sound Department
Luke Bechthold .... sound effects editor
Dan Creech .... sound editor: background effects
Tom Marks .... dialogue editor
Greg Morgenstein .... sound re-recording mixer
Kyle Schember .... sound re-recording mixer
Kyle Schember .... supervising sound editor
James Wright .... consultant: dolby sound (as Jim Wright)
Ryan Young .... assistant dialogue editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jim Dziura .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Edgar Furse .... assistant on-line editor
Gem McLaughlin .... assistant editor
Chris Povall .... on-line editor
Austin Michael Scott .... assistant on-line editor
Virginia A. Williams .... post-production coordinator
 
Music Department
David Rich .... music coordinator
Janet Billig Rich .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Diane Ambruso .... story consultant
Courtney Andrialis .... creative executive: HDNet Films
Jonathan Gray .... production counsel
Steve Holmgren .... office manager
Brenda T. Huey .... production accountant
Lauren Lillie .... assistant: Mr. Kliot & Ms. Vicente
Chris Losnegard .... production associate
Christopher Matson .... business affairs
Alex Panagakis .... publicist
 
Thanks
Jordan Lawson .... special thanks
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Rated R for language and some sexual material
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93 min
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Trivia:
The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 11, 2007. While all Paskowitz family members were scheduled to attend, four brothers were stuck in New York, as bad weather in both New York and Toronto prevented them from getting on the plane.See more »
Soundtrack:
Got You (Where I Want You)See more »

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Regardless of how you feel about its subject, it's a great and open minded documentary., 10 January 2012
Author: Boba_Fett1138 from Groningen, The Netherlands

Generally speaking, I'm not that big on documentaries but I can of course appreciate a good one and can get intrigued by a great and interesting concept. And while it's not like this movie has an incredible subject, it still manages to be a great watch.

This is not a documentary about an all important subject or world changing event, or a legendary, influential person. It's the story of a not so very ordinary man, living a not so very ordinary live, with his wife and 9 children.

It's the story of a man, giving up basically everything he had in life and had build up with other persons, to explore himself and to do just the things he wants to do. That means surfing and traveling from beach to beach, in a camper, without a steady income or responsibilities to anyone else. He's living by his own ideologies and has his very own, sometimes very peculiar, ideas about what true happiness, wisdom is and how to achieve it all and what is good for you and not. It would be fine if he lived this life on his own but having a kid and 9 children living in a small camper with you, living by the same ideologies it's of course a bit troublesome and perhaps even irresponsible.

But it's not like the documentary is picking sides with anyone or condemns anything. Actually the things I really liked about this documentary was that for its first half it showed one big, happy family, that were really living the life and everything seemed just perfect. But then suddenly the second half started to show a far more less happy side of things and suddenly everything seemed not as cool and perfect as it did before. It shines two different lights on the same subject basically, which was an admirable and a bit of an unexpected thing for this documentary to do.

It's also a documentary that is good and pleasant to watch due to its pace. Some documentaries tend to dwell on for too long because they are so love in love with their subject. This documentary doesn't do this. It doesn't put anyone on a pedestal and actually does a rather surprising good job at giving as many people as possible an equal amount of screen time. This is a documentary about a large family, consisting out of 2 parents with 9 children but everyone gets to tell their side of things- and their own personal story, without ever making the documentary feel overlong. It tells you just enough and everything you really need to know.

Just in case you hadn't figured; a great documentary to watch!

8/10

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