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Documentary - Completed 2018

Big wave surfer Nathan Fletcher and filmmaker Michael Oblowitz team up to capture the essence of what it means to surf the largest breaks in the world.

& Awards

Byron Bay Film Festival 2017
Best Surf Film
Berlin European Film Market (EFM) 2018
    • Year of production
    • 2018
    • Genres
    • Documentary
    • Countries
    • USA
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Michael OBLOWITZ
    • Writer(s)
    • Michael OBLOWITZ
    • Producer(s)
    • Michael OBLOWITZ (Minus Zero Films), Douglas KAPLAN (All Edge Entertainment), Philipp MANDERLA (Red Bull Media House)
    • Synopsis
    • HEAVY WATER takes a close look at Nathan Fletcher's relationship with big wave surfing, tracing his lineage back to his grand father, one of the pioneers of Oahu's North Shore, and examining the consequences that Fletcher and his friends have faced in the pursuit of their passion for big waves. A journey through the eyes of the surfing community that delves deep into the mindset of the big wave culture and it’s roots