The Westsiders

Documentaries 1 hr  33 mins 2010
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For surf enthusiasts, The Westsiders is essential viewing, offering unfiltered insights into surf culture. It transcends the genre, becoming a historical chronicle of the sport. While the raw truth may stir controversy, it ensures that viewers not only witness surf history but actively engage in an immersive experience.

Darryl Vistortsko, Rosanna Arquette, Shawn Barron

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Synopsis Introducing the magnum opus from the acclaimed and award-winning director, Joshua Pomer. Experience the film that Pat Parnell of Fuel TV hails as "the pinnacle of surf cinema and the best surf movie I have ever seen." Narrated by the captivating Rossana Arquette, this documentary unveils the extraordinary true narrative of the rise and fall of The Westsiders, the renowned surf tribe from Santa Cruz, California. Featuring candid interviews with the surfers themselves, the film chronicles the remarkable journey of these individuals who, against all odds, ascended from humble beginnings to conquer the highest echelons of surfing competition and free surfing. From the treacherous waves of Mavericks to groundbreaking innovations in surfing, this documentary is a must-see for any surfer seeking genuine insights into the dynamics of surf localism and its intricate workings. Some viewers may find themselves challenged by its unflinching honesty, while others will be captivated by revelations never before unveiled. Witness surf history unfold before your eyes for the first time and become part of an audience privy to the profound and unparalleled stories within.
Athletes Darryl Vistortsko, Rosanna Arquette, Shawn Barron, Vince Collier, Tom Curren, Kelly Slater, Jay Adams, Shaun Tomson, Peter Mel
Genres Surfing Documentaries
Director Joshua Pomer
Writer Joshua Pomer
Studio Josh Pomer Films
Rating not rated
Runtime 1 hr  33 mins
Language English | Stereo
Captions English, English
Download HD | 1280x720 (2.81 GB) SD | 960x542 (1.45 GB)
Stream HD | 1920x1080