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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 »
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It's All About Family 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
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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
 

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Rated R for language and some sexual material
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93 min
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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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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
It's All About Family, 8 April 2012
Author: Nicholas LoVerde from United States

Just as the Godfather is a movie about family not crime, so is Surfwise a movie about family not surfing. And although this movie (or the vast majority of all movies) doesn't come close to the cinematic value of the Godfather, it's still one hell of good ride.

The film follows the lives of the Paskowitz family, detailing their strange upbringing that is in equal parts inspirational, radical, and debilitating. There family is so large, personalities so varied, talents so strong that it's easy to get lost between everyone yet the film manages to tie it all wonderfully together.

Full of home video footage, mixed with interviews and some lines causing me to spew whatever I was drinking in laughter and astonishment, this documentary keeps you engaged and thinking the entire time.

It's a powerful story, a mind-boggling piece of 'what if' psychology, and easily appreciated even if you are not a fan of surfing.

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