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A documentary which centers on a cross-section of characters who come from many walks of life, but share one thing in common--the need to surf. For many of them, surfing is merely a hobby. For others, surfing is an identity and a lifestyle. For a fortunate and talented few, it is a profession. For one, it is salvation.
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 82%

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"[Brown] collects some fascinating stories."
‑ J. R. Jones, Chicago Reader
"In any sport, whether it's whacking a ball into a cup or your opponent into submission, the majestic and the absurd are very close cousins, and Brown is generous enough here to give us a long look at both."
‑ Rick Groen, Globe and Mail
"All about the sights, which are glorious."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"Step Into Liquid is not only about passion, it demonstrates it through a deep and loving knowledge and respect for the subject matter."
‑ Ryan Cracknell, Movie Views
"A surfing documentary that offers a satisfactory amount of thrills within a tsunami of platitudes and hyperbole."
‑ Jason Anderson, eye WEEKLY
"An awe-inspiring survey of global surf culture."
‑ Scott Foundas, Variety
"Step Into Liquid could very well be the perfect surfing movie."
‑ Roger Moore, Orlando Sentinel
"Simple-minded though it is, it's wonderful entertainment."
‑ Tony Medley, tonymedley.com
"The cinematography is stunning, the camera so close to the surfer that it takes you inside the wave, beneath the falling crest."
‑ Marcy Dermansky, About.com
"Absolutely unlike any documentary you've ever seen, Step Into Liquid nearly qualifies as a religious experience."
‑ Marc Savlov, Austin Chronicle
"When Step Into Liquid remembers that it is indeed all about the wave, it pulls us right into it."
‑ Peter Howell, Toronto Star
"Step Into Liquid delivers eye-popping shots pumped up by the genuine cowabunga enthusiasm of true believers. By the end all you want to do is get in the water."
‑ Tom Long, Detroit News
"Some of the images are breathtaking, particularly the underwater shots looking up through the water to the surfers on the surface."
‑ Robert Roten, Laramie Movie Scope
"Produced with an insider's knowledge and affection, but surfing's moment as an exotic pop phenomenon with a big curiosity factor for landlubbers has passed..."
‑ John Beifuss, Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
"A wonderful commercial for everything that makes surfing so enjoyable for many people."
‑ JoBlo, JoBlo's Movie Emporium
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