October 12, 2010 Los Angeles, CA- monterey media is stoked to announce the DVD release of the world's most influential surf movie. We call it The Endless Summer, the ultimate surfing adventure, crossing the globe in search of the perfect wave. Director Bruce Brown created a film so powerful it has become a timeless masterpiece that continues to capture the imagination of every new generation. Available for the first time ever on November 16th, The Endless Summer Director's Special Edition 2-disc set comes in a specially packaged case featuring the iconic artwork embossed and foiled.
The Director's Special Edition Release Party will take place November 16th at the Pacific Edge Hotel in Laguna Beach, the first and only official Endless Summer Hotel, and will feature a screening of the The Endless Summer for attendees to enjoy while celebrating alongside legendary filmmaker Bruce Brown and other long time surf legends.
"Breathtaking! Sweeping and exciting!"-Newsweek
On restoring the landmark film, Scott Mansfield, CEO and Managing Partner of monterey media said "We are so very excited to be bringing "The Endless Summer" to the generations of fans who have never seen this beautiful, lyrical film like it is now. We have rejuvenated and Digitally Re-mastered the film with 5.1 surround sound (working with Warner Digital) and it hasn't looked this gorgeous, well, ever since its original theatrical so many years ago. Balancing the color and painstakingly removing over 80% of the film dirt was truly a labor of love." Revel in the full digitally re-mastered glory of the feature "The Endless Summer" before delighting in some never-before-seen extras "A Look Back at The Endless Summer," "Bruce Brown Timeline," "Biographies," "Revisiting The Endless Summer," "Endless Summer Artwork from Around the World," and The Poster all on the second disc.
"Extraordinary entertainment. Breathtakingly beautiful"-New York Daily News
Also set for release in November monterey media presents The Ultimate Summer Bruce Brown Surf Collection, another 1st on DVD. This 5-disc box set contains the entire library of surf films from legendary director Bruce Brown, including The Endless Summer, The Endless Summer II, Barefoot Adventure, Slippery When Wet, Surf Crazy, Surfin' Shorts, Surfing Hollow Days, and Waterlogged comprising over 9 hours of incredible footage.
Friends and supporters of The Endless Summer Director's Special Edition include non-profit coalition, Save The Waves (www.savethewaves.org), whose work is dedicated to the preservation of surfing coastline and the marine environment, Patagonia (www.patagonia.com), designer of outdoor clothing, gear, footwear and luggage, Body Glove (www.bodyglove.com), the water sports brand famous for wetsuits and Air Pacific (www.airpacific.com), Fiji's national airline, operating for over
For more information, please visit www.endlesssummermovie.com
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