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The Screen Guide

A coming-of-age/family drama/surfing movie. Sixteen-year-old Jesse lives in the shadow of his older brother’s failure to become surfing’s Next Big Thing. Even when Jesse is in his natural habitat of magnificent surf breaks, his blue-collar future is brought home by the coal barges that line the horizon. Jesse has the skills to surf on the international circuit but can he overcome his equally natural ability to sabotage himself?

Cast & Crew & Production Details

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Director
Dan Castle
Writers
Dan Castle
Producer
Naomi Wenck
Executive Producers
Charles Hannah
Dir. of Photography
Richard Michalak
Composer
Michael Yezerski
Editor
Rodrigo Balart
Cast
Lachlan Buchanan - Xavier Samuel - Reshad Strik - Kirk Jenkins - with Anthony Hayes - Shane Jacobson - Barry Otto
Production Completion
2007
Genre
Drama
Production Company
Newcastle Pictures Pty Ltd
Australian Sales
Dendy Films Pty Ltd
International Sales
Becker International UK

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Munich International Film Festival
    (2008)