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Surfwise

Rating:R (for language and some sexual material)
Genre:Documentary
Release Date:May 9, 2008
Running time:93 minutes
Cast:Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz, Juliette Paskowitz, David Paskowitz, Abraham Paskowitz, Israel "Izzy" Paskowitz
Director:Doug Pray
Producer:Graydon Carter, Tommy Means, Matthew Weaver, Jonathan Paskowitz
Distributor:Magnolia Pictures

Description: "Surfwise" follows the odyssey of 85-year-old, legendary surfer Dr. Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz, his wife Juliette, and their nine children--all of whom were home-schooled on the beaches of Southern California, Hawaii, Mexico and Israel. They surfed every day of their lives and were forced to adhere to a strict diet and lifestyle by their passionate and demanding, health-conscious father. What happens to eight brothers and a sister that are raised under such extraordinary circumstances? "Surfwise" is the story of a man who pursued his dreams and dragged his family along for the wild ride.

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