The Resource The big swell, (electronic resource)

The big swell, (electronic resource)

Label
The big swell
Title
The big swell
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Shot in Hi-Definition and Super 16mm, The Big Swell follows the life cycle of a massive winter swell from its birth in the heart of a violent storm in the North Pacific through to its death throes in the form of giant waves breaking at a notorious surf break in Northern California. The story is told through the words of renowned surfers and marine forecasters. The anticipation of the swell's arrival provides a glimpse into the lives of this select group of people that make these massive winter waves their passion bordering on obsession. In the process, it explains how and why such waves come into being and what they are capable of. In the end, the film provides a chance to witness a group of people tempt fate in one of the most dramatic and frightening ways conceivable, but also see nature in one of its truly powerful and graceful moments
Cataloging source
Midwest
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directed by David Pearce
Intended audience
Not rated
PerformerNote
Narrated by Scott Brick
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
hoopla digital
Runtime
51
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Surfing
  • Rogue waves
  • Surfers
  • Extreme sports
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The big swell, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 51 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other control number
897067000414 (physical video recording)
Other physical details
sd., col.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11021887
Publisher number
MWT11021887
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
The big swell, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 51 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other control number
897067000414 (physical video recording)
Other physical details
sd., col.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11021887
Publisher number
MWT11021887
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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