MOTE: 50 Years Around the Sun

A film about the life and philosophy of perhaps the most impactful surf film of all time: Morning of the Earth. 50 years after its 1972 release, filmmaker Albert Falzon reflects on a lifetime of living in the present. With newly uncovered footage from the original, and with stories from Australia, Hawaii, and pristine Bali, this is a celebration of 50 years around the sun.

Synopsis A film about the life and philosophy of perhaps the most impactful surf film of all time: Morning of the Earth. 50 years after its 1972 release, filmmaker Albert Falzon reflects on a lifetime of living in the present. With newly uncovered footage from the original, and with stories from Australia, Hawaii, and pristine Bali, this is a celebration of 50 years around the sun.
Athletes Ted Spencer, Tanya Binning, Mark Warren, David Treloar, Stephen Cooney, Bob McTavish, Andrew McKinnon, Terry Fitzgerald, Gerry Lopez, Drew Harrison, Owl Chapman, Albert Falzon, Rusty Miller, Paul Hutchinson, David Elfick
Genres 1970s Surf Classics, Surf Filmmakers
Director Wyatt Daily
Studio Origins Archival
Rating not rated
Runtime 10 minutes
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