The Endless Summer

Bruce Brown, USA 1964, 90’
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The documentary classic about surfing, freedom, adventure and an endless summer. The camera follows two surfers travelling the world in search of the perfect wave – from California and Hawaii to the coasts of Africa and New Zealand. This is the film that made surfing an international phenomenon.

Jakub Demiańczuk

Bruce Brown

Bruce Brown is an American director, screenwriter, editor, cinematographer, and pioneer of films devoted to surfing and extreme sports. His motorcycle racing documentary, On Any Sunday, received an Academy Award nomination. In 2009, he was inducted into the Surfers’ Hall of Fame and lent his voice to an episode of SpongeBob SquarePants devoted to surfing, of course. He died in 2017.


1958 Slippery When Wet (doc.)

1959 Surf Crazy (doc.)

1960 Surfin’ Shorts (doc.)

1960 Barefoot Adventure (doc.)

1961 Surfing Hollow Days (doc.)

1962 Water-Logged (doc.)

1964 Bezkresne lato / The Endless Summer (doc.)

1966 America’s Newest Sport (doc. short)

1967 The Incredible Pair of Skis (doc.)

1971 On Any Sunday (doc.)

1975 The Edge (doc.)

1994 W pogoni za latem 2 / The Endless Summer 2 (doc.)

Cast & Crew

director Bruce Brown
screenplay Bruce Brown
cinematography Bruce Brown, Phillip Akin, R. Paul Allen, Bob Bagley, George Greenough, Bob Richardson, Paul Witzig
editing Bruce Brown
music The Sandals
cast Mike Hynson, Robert August
producer Bruce Brown
production Bruce Brown Films
sales Bruce Brown Films
language English
coloration colour
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