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Heavy Water - The Acid Drop

Heavy Water - The Acid Drop is a movie starring Jay Adams, Brian Bielmann, and Woody Brown. Follow big wave surfer Nathan Fletcher through the evolution of surfing and his relationship with big waves.

Other Titles
Heavy Water
Running Time
1 hours 24 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Michael Oblowitz
Writer
Michael Oblowitz
Actors
Woody Brown, Jay Adams, Brian Bielmann, Woody Brown
Country
USA
Year
2015
Audio Languages
اللغة_العربية, English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
اللغة_العربية, 日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Heavy Water follows big wave surfer Nathan Fletcher through the evolution of surfing and his relationship with big waves. Tracing his lineage back to his grandfather, one of the pioneers of Oahu's North Shore, Fletcher and other fellow surf and skateboard legends share insights from the pursuit of their passion.

Comments about documentary «Heavy Water - The Acid Drop» (25)

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Mildred Powell

The word "flawed" is being tossed around so liberally in the media, yet that is the word we are given to describe this film. We are told that it was a "parody" and it is often "parody" that is being described as a failure. These people who claim to be critical of it, actually enjoy it. Its satire, in the best sense of the word, is somewhat consistent with the film's commentary, which is that the world is run by people who make decisions for themselves based on their own political leanings and not what is right and wrong. The only reason I saw this movie in the first place was because of the subject matter. I saw it in the context of a discussion on nuclear proliferation, because it is the subject matter that drives the discussion of it. I am glad I did not pay to see this film in the theater. I would rather have watched the behind the scenes footage, which I found fascinating.

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David

This is a true story. Yet it is not a Hollywood movie. There is a lot of things that are exaggerated. The film is not entertaining. The camera is moving very fast. The actors are not the actors. They are exaggerations of people who were in the world before cameras. And there is a lot of them. I recommend you see the film yourself to get the same impression. If you want to know how it was to live with drugs, go see the film. You can see it for free.

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Amanda E.

Director Margaret Wente's award-winning documentary The Acid Drop follows the struggle of three families from the US Midwest as they confront the reality of the criminalization of drug use, the industry's attempts to out-compete legitimate business and the social conflicts that inevitably follow. But as the film progresses, the viewer begins to see that the United States government has more in common with drug lords and drug cartels than it does with its own citizens, and that many of the problems associated with drug use and related violence are actually being directed at American citizens themselves, as they are depicted as unwilling to reform the drug laws that have already been enacted in their own states. More often than not, Wente's documentary makes us aware of the hypocrisy that often surrounds the drug policies of the United States, both politically and economically. It is a very clear-cut distinction that is often hard to ignore, especially in an era of militaristic rhetoric and other politically-motivated agendas. But on an individual level, this film becomes a very important lesson in the problems with drug policy and justice in the United States. It reminds us that while the "war on drugs" and related policies have been effective in getting people to believe that they are above the law, they have also done great harm to individual and community members. By the end of the film, we realize that "legalization" and other policies that can be made in the name of law and order actually lead to more violence, more chaos and chaos-filled states. It is also a reminder that in the end, our government is nothing but a tool for the drug industry to make as much money as possible. It is a lesson in how it is possible to stay free while also having your freedom taken away.

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Douglas Nichols

I had never heard of this movie before, but I thought it was very good. The movie is interesting to watch, because it is both a glimpse into the lives of these people and their work in the field of sex abuse in the Catholic church. It is as much about the political climate as it is about what the church is doing, but it is clear that the movie has not been very well received by the religious right. This movie has made some people angry, and I do not understand the anger. I also do not understand why people on the far right are upset, because they are more interested in trying to expose the problems in the church and its leaders, rather than some scorned teen who gets it on with a boy at the school. I think that most of the anger stems from the fact that this movie exposes the terrible things the church is doing and hides them from the public, while the people who are supposed to be saving souls are hiding the abuses and ruining the lives of children who need to be saved. The priest is evil, and should be burned. The abuse in the church should be exposed, but the church should not be forced to take responsibility for what happens. This movie is a very powerful one, and I recommend it to anyone who loves movies, or anyone who wants to learn something about how we have become a depraved and hypocritical society.

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Gary G.

This documentary is a wonderful insight into the life of Margaret who is an incredibly charismatic and provocative artist who made her mark with her art, live performances and song. I found her voice to be both "scary" and "so unbelievably charming" as she is described in interviews. She is very comfortable speaking her mind to a large audience and no matter who you are she can help you to understand her point of view. I think that the film makes you question many of your perceptions of her art and it helps you to understand why she has such a large following. If you have a love for the arts or if you are interested in art, you should really watch this film.

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Betty

The purpose of this film is to convey the necessity of action in a free society, and to show how the media is covering up the real situation in Iraq, and that the media itself is part of the problem. We have always known that there is an orchestrated media campaign against every news story that reveals the true extent of the war on Iraq, but this documentary is incredibly powerful. It shows us how the media is actually complicit in covering up the truth and failing to put out the news that exposes the lies and cover ups of the Bush administration. We need to be able to stand up and demand that the truth be revealed, because this is what the Bush administration has been hiding. We need to demand the truth, and this is what we can all see in this film.

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Christine

The trouble is that there is a very large audience for this film. I have always known that so many people enjoyed it and had the desire to make a documentary on it. And, the other day I read about a documentary by one of those people, so I got the idea to make a movie on this topic. But, I don't know if it will be possible. Not that there's anything wrong with a documentary, as long as there's enough content and information to work with. This film was a lot of fun to make, as well as the history behind the film. So, I would have liked to have a bit more information about it. But, it's worth watching it anyway, for the effort and the success it has had. It's a solid film, and it's a big success in the "film festival" circuit.

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Rose B.

This film should be in every film festival program. In fact, the producers of the film should be in every major film festival and let them choose the topics. I do have to say, the focus of the film is way off from the usual films. It is hard to make a film that appeals to everybody, but this film did. The music of the film is so unique, it is hard to believe that it is a complete work of a single composer. The songs are upbeat and rhythmic, and the film perfectly captures the age of this country. The film is not trying to say anything, just tell the story. It is full of great music, and the music and story was used in a way that was surprising and fun. This film is more than a good movie. It is an important film. The way in which it was made is outstanding. In my opinion, it is one of the best films ever made. I hope everyone sees this movie. I am sure you will be glad that you did.

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Brian B.

It is hard to believe that this movie came out in the midst of the Iraq War, but to the untrained eye this movie was perhaps more important than Iraq itself. We watch people die for all the wrong reasons, our own government is indifferent, and while this movie is nothing but very, very few people realize just how many innocent lives have been lost. The film is really a story of what happens when someone asks, "what would you do?"

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Christopher Burns

This is a very good movie. I have seen it a dozen times since it came out, and I still watch it every now and then. I wish that more people could see this movie. It was a year ago that this movie was released, and it was a very special movie. It showed us that people can live and live with dying. Even when you know what you're going to die from, you still care about your loved ones. This movie showed us that in the end, you still care about your loved ones. You still want them to live, even when they die. A very good movie that I recommend to everybody. It's a very good movie.

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Thomas

This is a very good film. I think it's a great documentary about what a terrible act the death of the original blue moon is. Although I hate to admit it, I would have done the same thing. I am glad that it didn't have the same fate as the original blue moon. I am also glad that most of the soldiers and sailors that were present during the time of the original blue moon are not as well known as the original blue moon. I know that this film is going to be controversial because it's not an easy film to watch. The documentary has a good soundtrack. It was interesting to hear the soldiers and sailors talk about their experience during the blue moon. It's not as bad as it looks. I think that the soldiers and sailors did the best they could with what they were given. They are all veterans, and as a veteran myself, I know that what they were given wasn't much. I think that what the film shows is that in the end it wasn't worth it. I think that the soldiers and sailors and the general public should know that what they were given was not enough. There is no way that they could have gone on without harming others or being injured. It was important that this film be made, because the general public and veterans need to know what they were given.

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James

I felt that watching this documentary was a turning point for me. I have never watched a documentary like this before. From the incredibly honest and touching interviews with the people who came to see the film and the video story of the man who made it. It truly brings home to me the power of an eye to a message, and a hope of what we can achieve if we will. I am so glad I am in a position to take on a project like this. I am so happy to see this, and I feel the kind of courage it requires to be able to be open and honest with a story like this. It is truly something that I can never truly do, and that makes it even more powerful. I hope you all enjoy this documentary, as much as I have. A true eye opener. Truly a must see.

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Amanda Alexander

I have seen the movie and still feel very moved. The story of people who took a chance and risked their lives to save a child and a whole community. I'm heart broken at the thought that people didn't do more to save these kids. I feel a responsibility to do everything I can to help. This is the first time I've written a review for a movie and I am so very happy that I did so. I'm grateful to all of the people involved. You are all heroes.

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Joseph Chapman

This is a great film. It's a lot of fun to watch. I highly recommend it to anyone who has a bit of a sick sense of humor. There are plenty of colorful characters, and even more characters to laugh at. The premise may be a bit far-fetched but it is still quite funny. It also provides some very interesting insights into human relationships and politics. It's just plain awesome.

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Lisa B.

I just saw this movie at SXSW and it really makes you think about what the future of life will be. The movie is just brilliant. I am not religious but the movie touched my heart. We live in a world that is very much in our control, but the poor and the powerless are still being exploited and oppressed. The movie really makes you understand what it is to be an individual in that world. You have to have your own personal dreams and work hard to achieve them. And when you achieve them, you feel like you have achieved something and that you are now one with the world. I think that the message that the movie sends is that every person who does not want to be another person but is able to become one with the world and is able to do so by taking action is going to do great things in this life. The movie is not only about humans but the people of the world. I believe that the film is very relevant and very real in its approach.

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Terry G.

This is a must-see documentary that examines the situation of transgender people and highlights the medical, social and cultural needs of these individuals. Although this documentary is aimed at the transgender community, it can be enjoyed by all. Each of the six featured individuals is equally committed to their identity. The documentary documents the immense efforts these people go through to maintain their physical and psychological integrity. Each individual has personal stories to tell. Although there are a few technical issues that could have been improved, this is a remarkable piece of work that should be widely recognized.

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Danielle

I can't believe that this movie has such a low rating. It is the best documentary about the dangers of hydraulic fracturing, and how the people involved in the industry are fighting back. I watched this documentary after seeing the documentary called The Dark Side. It is an amazing documentary. It shows the lives of those people involved in the industry, and the issues they are facing. It is extremely well produced. It was very well thought out. I could not believe how good the people in the industry were at fighting back. It shows them meeting and talking to environmentalists, and trying to prove that it is not happening. I had so much respect for the people who did this documentary. This movie is 100% worth watching.

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Lori Ellis

I loved this movie. It was very moving and made me realize that the world is not always perfect and that it is possible to find love in a different place than you had imagined. The main character played by Diane Lane has great acting skills and brought life to her character. She is very emotional and as a mother of a young boy, she was very strong and so natural. The story itself was beautiful and very compelling. It gave you hope and love. There are so many stories that are going on right now and I can't wait for a real film about the future and the past and the future of this country. I can't wait to watch this movie again and see what happens next. Diane Lane was amazing and I think everyone will like this movie.

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James L.

I've seen a lot of documentaries lately. There's an awful lot of them. This is different. In the U.S. some of them are great. I'll always consider National Geographic to be one of the most important documentaries that ever touched me. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. It's an excellent documentary. It's got an incredible man and woman that have accomplished a lot and are still doing. It's got a lot of good actors and real stories. And it's a great look at a time and place. This is what documentaries are all about. This is not a documentary about food or eating. It's not a documentary about something that the subject wants to talk about. It's not about a massive corporation that isn't concerned about environmentalism. It's not a documentary about the wrong way to behave and the right way. It's a documentary about the human psyche and the human spirit and a documentary about a particular man and a particular woman. They're just ordinary people that happen to be extraordinary. This documentary is a must see. And if you're not a fan of documentaries, this one is also not for you. This is a documentary about an extraordinary woman that should be an absolute classic. A perfect example of what a documentary should be. I think we can all learn something from this documentary.

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Andrew

This is one of the most upsetting, thought-provoking, and sad stories I have ever witnessed. A must watch for everyone who enjoys life.

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Brenda L.

This documentary on the story of the infamous 'acid drop' is quite a fascinating look into the culture of the 1980's and the people who were involved in the story. The film does a good job at explaining the story and the people who were involved. It's a good story, and it's well told. The documentary is well worth seeing. I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys a good story. I give this a 7 out of 10.

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Stephanie

This documentary was very well done. It was very well researched and presented. I have to say that I think that the film was very well done. I was very interested in the stories of these people and I really liked how they were portrayed. It was very interesting to see how the story of these people was told. I thought that it was a very interesting documentary and I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in the subject.

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Adam Johnson

I had the opportunity to view this film at the Berlin International Film Festival. The film was a little slow in the beginning, but it really picked up in the second half. It was also very well done, and I found myself thinking about the film for a while after I left the theatre. The film itself was not particularly controversial, but it was very well done. I would definitely recommend this film to anyone who is interested in the politics of the environment. I would also recommend this film to anyone who wants to learn more about the history of the environment and how it has been affected by the development of the industrial revolution.

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Alexander E.

I am a long time fan of Jeff Bridges. I think he is one of the most underrated actors of all time. The person I feel most for in this film is his daughter. She is an amazing actress and I think she did a great job portraying her mother. I am not going to say anything about the film because I don't want to spoil the film for anyone. It is a must see. I am not sure if I would recommend it to a friend, but I would definitely recommend it to a friend. I think this film is a must see for everyone. It is very interesting and very informative. I think everyone should watch it. I don't think anyone can watch it and not think about the film.

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Donna

I've been following the 'acid drop' story since the early 90's and I have to say, this documentary is one of the best I have seen. I found it to be very informative and entertaining. It gives you a great look into the people who are involved in this amazing story. The story is very intriguing and it gives you an idea of what people are going through in this world. I also found the documentary to be very informative on the whole topic of acid. I would recommend this documentary to anyone who is interested in the subject.