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When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, a young man finds comfort in surfing with his best friend's brother.

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Zach
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Shaun
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Jeanne
Jackson Wurth ...
Cody
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Tori
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Alan
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Gabe
Albert Reed ...
Billy
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Ellen
Don Margolin ...
John
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Moe (as Alejandro Patino)
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Shari
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Amber
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Gabe's Friend
Robbi Chong ...
Receptionist
Charlie Disalvatore ...
Dog on Beach
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Partier (uncredited)
Dominic Figlio ...
Surfer (uncredited)
Tricia Pierce ...
Partier (uncredited)

Directed by

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Jonah Markowitz ... (directed by)

Written by

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Jonah Markowitz ... (written by)

Produced by

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Anne Clements ... executive producer
Paul Colichman ... producer (produced by)
J.D. Disalvatore ... producer (produced by)
Christina Hulen ... associate producer
Stephen P. Jarchow ... producer (produced by)
Meredith Kadlec ... co-executive producer
Chris Panizzon ... associate producer
Jeffrey Schenck ... co-producer

Music by

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J. Peter Robinson ... (original score by)

Cinematography by

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Joseph White ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Michael Hofacre ... film editor

Editorial Department

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Andrew Drapkin ... colorist
Luke Guidici ... on-line editor
Scott Hatcher ... assistant editor
Eric Williamson ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Jason L. Wood ... (casting by)

Production Design by

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Denise Hudson
Gabor Norman

Art Direction by

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Michael Fitzgerald

Costume Design by

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Derek Lee

Makeup Department

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Christina Hernandez ... key makeup artist

Production Management

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Matt Freeman ... executive in charge of production: herel Films
Lynnette M. Myers ... production supervisor (as Lynette Meyers)
Katie Willard Troebs ... assistant production supervisor (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Tyler Benton ... second second assistant director
Trent Dempsey ... second assistant director (as Trenten T. Dempsey)
Tom Meyer ... second unit director: surf
Aline Robey ... second second assistant director
Jen Willis ... first assistant director: additional photography

Art Department

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Rodrigo Cabral ... art director: additional photography
Vincent Fleming ... art department production assistant
Ryan Graeff ... artist: Zach's artwork
Naoko Inada ... art department assistant
Samson Kellman ... art department assistant
Tom Lintern ... storyboard artist
Lisa Marinaccio ... assistant art director
Taylor Vaughan ... property master
Tracy Wares ... graffiti consultant

Sound Department

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David Barber ... dialogue editor / re-recording mixer
Melissa Bylsma ... sound coordinator
Brian Deming ... boom operator
Trevor Dowswell ... sound coordinator
Gonzalo Espinoza ... adr mixer (as Gonzalo 'Bino' Espinoza) / adr supervisor (as Gonzalo 'Bino' Espinoza) / foley mixer (as Gonzalo 'Bino' Espinoza) / foley supervisor (as Gonzalo 'Bino' Espinoza)
Sean Gray ... dialogue editor / sound designer / supervising sound editor
David Kitchens ... sound supervisor
Jeff Merritt ... sound assistant
Mycel Stokes ... boom operator
Mondo Vila ... sound mixer
Ben Zarai ... re-recording mixer / sound supervisor

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William Holloway ... main title compositor: Pacific Title
Rodney Montague ... main title producer: Pacific Title
Erik Dehkhoda ... digital artist (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Erik Adolphson ... electrician
Carlos Apodaca ... electrician
Eddie Barazza ... key grip (as Eddie Barraza)
Daniel Cotroneo ... set lighting technician
Chris Garlington ... grip
Brent Hansen ... gaffer
Tom Howard ... key grip
Robert Lam ... relief gaffer
Kristoffer Luna ... still photographer: additional photography
D.J. Pangburn ... camera production assistant
Mike Prickett ... camera operator
Humberto Recio ... balloon light tech
Elliott Schackne ... first assistant camera (as Elliot T. Schackne)
Kevin G. Shipley ... best boy grip (as Kevin Shipley)
David Thomas ... electrician
Tim van der Linden ... additional director of photography
Sergio Villegas ... best boy electric (as Sergio A. Villegas)
Evans Vestal Ward ... still photographer (as Evans Ward)
Dave Warshauer ... director of photography: surf (as David Warshauer)
June Zandona ... loader / second assistant camera
Josh Day ... gaffer (uncredited)
Nicolas Martin ... steadicam operator (uncredited)
Dawn Nakamura ... second assistant camera (uncredited)
Brian To ... still photographer (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Lara Cilento ... costume supervisor: additional photography
Joanna Konjevod ... costume supervisor

Location Management

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Melissa Downing ... assistant location manager
Barry Freeman ... location scout
Natasha Giraldo ... location manager

Music Department

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Brian Goldman ... music supervisor
Ralph Humphrey ... featured musician: percussion
Mike Miller ... featured musician: guitar
Jaynison Optreebner ... featured musician: piano
Matthew Pavolaitis ... composer: additional music
J. Peter Robinson ... score producer
Lily Shavick ... assistant to music supervisor
Nicholas Viterelli ... music editor (as Nick Viterelli)

Transportation Department

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Tyler Benton ... transportation production
Brian Danielson ... transportation assistant
Crystal La Pietra ... transportation assistant
Rick Lovoy ... transportation captain (uncredited)

Other crew

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Charlsey Adkins ... assistant: Jonal Markowitz
Jonathon Aubry ... unit publicist
Erin Bartnik ... production coordinator
Helene Nielsen Beal ... director of distribution
Charity Bidegain ... set production assistant
Paul Bookstaber ... assistant: Meredith Kadlec and Matt Freeman
Richard Carroll ... production executive: Regent
Billy Cogar ... production executive: here!
Ryan Costa ... set production assistant
Lowell Dean Cox ... production controller
John L. Danto ... business affairs: Regent
Zachary De Gregorio ... assistant: Jeffrey Schenck (as Zach DeGregorio)
L. Jean Erikson ... studio teacher
Sarah Faragalla ... script supervisor
Calvin Gibbon ... intern
Casey Graf ... office production assistant
Lorien Gray ... assistant: Stephen P. Jarchow
Sean Harris ... set medic
David Millbern ... ADR Voice Director
Matt Millikin ... set production assistant (as Matthew Millikin)
Chris Moran ... set production assistant
Michael Overman ... assistant production controller
Brian Pacelli ... set production assistant
Peyton E. Ritter ... set production assistant (as Peyton Ritter)
Manuel Ruiz ... set production assistant
Elizabeth Rypel ... craft service
Justin M. Smith ... set production assistant
Brittany Strangel ... office production assistant
Bing Tell ... production coordinator: additional photography
Melissa Weing ... key set production assistant (as Melissa Allame)
Tarek Zohdy ... office production assistant
Sarah B. Lund ... production assistant (uncredited)
Greg Richards ... photo double (uncredited)
Ryan Robertson ... main title producer (uncredited)
Steve Solomon ... animal trainer (uncredited)

Thanks

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Lorette Bayle ... thanks
Veva Burns ... thanks
Meg Everist ... thanks
Lindsay Marsak ... thanks
Dale Tanguay ... thanks
Tim van der Linden ... thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Forced to give up his dreams of art school, Zach spends his days working a dead-end job and helping his needy sister care for her son. In his free time he surfs, draws and hangs out with his best friend, Gabe, who lives on the wealthy side of town. When Gabe's older brother, Shaun, returns home, he is drawn to Zach's selflessness and talent. Zach falls in love with Shaun while struggling to reconcile his own desires with the needs of his family. Written by bill stephens

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Also Known As
  • Убежище (Russia)
  • Um Abrigo Para a Vida (Portugal)
  • Utočište (Serbia)
  • De Repente, Califórnia (Brazil)
  • Menedék (Hungary)
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Runtime
  • 97 min
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Box Office

Opening Weekend United States $3,464, 23 Mar 2008

Did You Know?

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Trivia The film's director Jonah Markowitz voiced the Cal Arts employee who contacted Zack on his cell phone. See more »
Goofs The night after Zach and Shaun kiss for the first time, Zach is shown to wear a different shirt when he drives back home. However, he wears the shirt he had worn in the previous scene when he reaches home. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in My Big Break (2009). See more »
Soundtracks "Goin' Home' See more »
Quotes Shaun: You're so beautiful.
Zach: [laughs] Shut up.
Shaun: Hey, learn to take a compliment.
Zach: Thanks.
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