The Man Who Souled the World (2007)

The Man Who Souled the World
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 35mins.
Genres Sports, Documentary
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Adam Starr Composer n/a 120836 8000001
Cindy Clarkson Editor n/a 172 7000001
Howard Paar Music Supervisor n/a 120872 8000002
Marc McKee Art Director n/a 183 9000001
Pete Corona Production Assistant n/a 275 25000001
Socrates Leal Cinematographer n/a 402 6000002
Sue Collins Cinematographer n/a 402 6000001
Jason Boulter Producer n/a 3 3000001
Matt Hill Producer n/a 3 3000002
Stephen Hill Executive Producer n/a 174 3000003
Peter Hill Executive Producer n/a 174 3000004
Mike Hill Director n/a 2 2000001
Synopsis
Steve Rocco is the irreverent genius who transformed the skateboard industry from corporate to skater owned with a do-it-yourself punk attitude. Steve's antics and entrepreneurial impact on the skateboard business are huge and have ultimately had a significant impact on broader mainstream culture as Steve is the man who gave Spike Jonze his first directing gig, discovered Jason Lee and created Big Brother magazine which became the genesis of Jackass. Basing himself in Hermosa Beach, Torrance and El Segundo, Steve shaped skateboarding counter-culture by creating World Industries, the most influential and controversial company in an industry of extremes. His story embodies the American Dream at its most volatile. Steve gave skateboarders and their unique creativity a voice, and that voice now permeates as one of the chief influencers of broader youth culture. From film, to art, graphic design, fashion, music and of course skateboarding, a lasting legacy remains.
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