ORDERING INFORMATION at:After three years in the making, this powerful documentary on the life of one of the most interesting, creative, and lovable members of the Beach Boys, Dennis Wilson, is now available on DVD! Dennis Wilson Forever was produced and directed by Dennis' brother-in-law Billy Hinsche, who shared many years on stage with Dennis throughout the most memorable times of his professional career.
Filled with fascinating, funny, outrageous anecdotes about Dennis the surfer, drummer, race car driver, songwriter and friend, the film is an insightful, honest, loving look at the incredible life of the legendary Beach Boys drummer as seen through the eyes of those who knew him best; containing over thirty different interviews with family members, close friends, fellow musicians, co-workers, admirers, and members of the Beach Boys past and present. You will be moved to laughter and tears while hearing about some of his many adventures and how he inspired and touched the lives of those with whom he came into contact with over the years.
This full-length feature film includes vintage black & white photos and footage of Dennis and the Beach Boys of 1974. The soundtrack incorporates Billy's song "One in a Million" (written for Dennis) into the body of the film.
"Ultimately, the whole theme of the early Beach Boys, to me, comes from Dennis."
— Domenic Priore, author
"He was like my first mentor in playing rock 'n' roll music."
— Desi Arnaz, Jr., drummer
"I always remember him being the life of the room -- he would set it off."
— Justyn Wilson, nephew
"I always wanted to be Dennis Wilson."
— John Stamos, actor
"He was the sexiest man ever."
— Carnie Wilson, niece
"He's tough on the outside and tender on the inside — a force to be reckoned with."
— David Pack, co-founder of Ambrosia
"He was just full of life and love and warmth."
— Wendy Wilson, niece
"It seems like every moment with Dennis was an adventure of some sort."
— Matt Jardine, singer, percussionist
"I don't know that he ever, himself, really appreciated his own talent."
— Barbara Wilson, former wife
"I was very aware of his material on 'Sunflower' because he had four of the best songs on that whole record."
— Alan Boyd, filmmaker
"I love Dennis' music."
— Ricky Fataar, drummer, former Beach Boy
"As much as he raced through life he still had a soft heart."
— Dewey Bunnell, co-founder of America