SURF MOVIE SUMMARY
The Indonesian island of Bali is a dream locale which consistently draws traveling surfers from all corners of the globe. Throughout the last 5 years, videographer Pete Matthews has been documenting the epic waves and diverse landscape that grace this special Indian Ocean isle.
Matthews has captured the worlds best surfers along with the lifestyle and essence of four locals who appear more than ready for the world stage. The Godfather of Bali surfing Rizal Tanjung has carved himself a niche in the surf world and leads the way for his best friends Wayan "Betet" Merta, Made "Bol" Adi Putra, and Pepen Hendrix.
"Shades of Bali" not only looks deep into the lives of these Balinese watermen, it also captures the skilled wave riding of the top-shelf professionals who continually return to this magical atoll.
Mikala Jones, Jamie O'Brien, Taj Burrow, Dave Rastavich and others take full advantage of Balis flawless reefs, offshore winds, and endless tube rides.
The high-quality, action footage in "Shades of Bali" is perfectly spliced with commentary by Rizal, Betet, Bol, Mikala Jones, Jamie OBrien, Jesse Merle-Jones and Pete Matthews, all set to an eclectic, soothing soundtrack.