Surfing charters are meant to be a trip to Paradise. With six male surfers stuck on a boat, there's bound to be some friction. When two of the surf crew are replaced at the last minute with... See full summary »
Surfing charters are meant to be a trip to Paradise. With six male surfers stuck on a boat, there's bound to be some friction. When two of the surf crew are replaced at the last minute with girls - the heat is turned way up. The one single girl on board - SAM - enjoys the attention. She has Bull and Rob wrapped around her finger. The frustrated, psychotic, Bull soon decides, "she'll get what she's asking for" and molests her. Outraged, the others abandon him on an island, but the ever-determined Bull returns, and takes control of the boat. He attacks the crew and holds them hostage. He harasses Sam and tortures the others. It's a nightmare battle of wits, on board the yacht, as the five imprisoned friends must survive the fury of the psycho at the helm. Written by
Paul S Friedmann
Catching this film on Netflix only because I love surfing, both intrigued me, (beautifully shot) and also left me wanting more. Firstly, the negatives. Took too long to get into the meat of the story. the set up of the characters could have been better developed. However, the character of Bull was superbly played by Ben Oxenbould. Very much in the mould of WOlf Creeks Mick Taylor! What made it oh so much more real to me is that I actually know guys like Bull. In the surfing world they are everywhere. I can definitely relate to most of the characters in the film. Once the film got into it, it became a tight little thriller that kept me watching to the end. A really good effort on a low budget. This film should have received more recognition than it did and I think that was only because of its surfing themes, and those films don't seem to resonate with audiences.
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