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Windrider (1986)

PC Simpson is an enthusiastic surfer. With the help of his father's company's engineer Howard he develops a high tech surf board for the coming world surf championship. But then he falls in... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Stewart 'P.C.' Simpson
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Jill Perryman ...
Miss Dodge
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Stewart Simpson Sr.
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Howard
Kim Bullad ...
Coyote
Stig Wemyss ...
Ratso
Mark Williams ...
Mangles
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Rabbit (as Alastair Cumming)
Robin Miller ...
Wally
Matt Parkinson ...
Lurch
Lorraine Webster ...
Mud
John Ryan ...
McBride
Lance Karapetcoff ...
King
Ric Whittle ...
Ross
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PC Simpson is an enthusiastic surfer. With the help of his father's company's engineer Howard he develops a high tech surf board for the coming world surf championship. But then he falls in love with the singer Jade - and sport, friends and championship become secondary... Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Drama | Romance

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25 December 1986 (USA)  »

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A Loucura do Surf  »

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This movie was originally conceived as a comedy. See more »

Quotes

P. C. Simpson: I guess that's what makes you so gosh darn compelling.
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References The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981) See more »

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Written by Boyd Wilson, Trevor Spencer and Amanda Curtin
Performed by Karina Tomes
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It's a great period pic of Perth in the mid 80's
21 August 2010 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I have just watched this movie on late-night TV & it reminds me of when I saw it the 1st time at the Beechboro Drive-in in Perth's north eastern suburbs back in 1986/87 as an 18yr old. It was good then, but much better now, 24 years later. Only a local would pick up on the scene backgrounds that were far from accurate, e.g. when they were filming the final sequence off Trigg Beach, when you saw the coast from the water there was no crowd, or buildings even, as the actual windsurfing would've been shot further north beyond the suburbs. The film is a great period piece that any Aussie would enjoy.. the clothes, the hairstyles, the cars, etc. Tom & Nicole are definitely very cute together. If you have never been to Perth, as the movie shows, there is plenty of beaches & plenty of sun. I loved seeing the movie again.


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