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Drift (2013)

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In the 70s two brothers battle killer waves, conservative society and ruthless bikers to kick-start the modern surf industry.

Directors:

Ben Nott, Morgan O'Neill

Writers:

Tim Duffy (story), Morgan O'Neill (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
6 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Lesley-Ann Brandt ... Lani
Sam Worthington ... JB
Xavier Samuel ... Jimmy Kelly
Robyn Malcolm ... Kat Kelly
Sean Keenan ... Young Andy Kelly
Myles Pollard ... Andy Kelly
Aaron Glenane ... Gus
Steve Bastoni ... Miller
Ben Mortley ... Buzzcock
David Bowers
Mike Duncan ... Derrick
Ross Clarke-Jones ... Gomez
Maurie Ogden Maurie Ogden
Igor Sas Igor Sas
Kai Arbuckle ... Young Jimmy Kelly
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Storyline

In the 70s two brothers battle killer waves, conservative society and ruthless bikers to kick-start the modern surf industry.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Two Brothers. One Dream. No Rules.

Genres:

Biography | Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and drug content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site | Official site [Japan] | See more »

Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 July 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Drift - Besiege die Welle See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

AUD11,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,135,498
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Company Credits

Production Co:

World-Wide-Mind Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Winner - "Outstanding Achievement in Filmmaking" - 2013 Newport Beach Film Festival. See more »

Goofs

Near the beginning of the movie, the characters visit the Seacliffe hotel, however at the end of the movie the "Drift" store is located next door to the "Nannup Hotel" where the movie was filmed. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.199 (2011) See more »

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Sunshine
Performed by Guy Brown (Mammals)
Written by Michael Yezerski
Published by Control
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paradise aways has its price
7 May 2013 | by trojans7See all my reviews

this honest look at surfing and living in the 70's is not to be missed and you don't need to be a surfer to enjoy this classic piece of Australian cinema. beautifully shot from the land and in the ocean it draws you into the world of these two brother that are as different as chalk and cheese. but both love to surf.

sam worthington plays a drifter hippy who become part of there lives.bring a women with him to add fuel to there little world. but it there love of surfing and doing a job you love not a job you have too do that make the movie so enjoyable. and it not a surf movie that dies the minute it leaves the beach, you follow these guys in and out of the water with as much interest.

an all round great film that made me long for the beach and a simpler time.if you want to see a good Australian drama that not just made for TV check it out.


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