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The Perfect Wave (2017)

The Perfect wave is a LOVE STORY, with four key pillars, a young mans love for surfing, adventure, a mothers love for her son, a young man falling in love for the first time, Gods love. The... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
... Ian McCormack
... Mrs. McCormack (Mom)
... Mr. McCormack (dad)
... Anabel
Scott Mortensen ... Lachlan
Nikolai Mynhardt ... Michael McCormack
Diana Vickers ... Kim
Matt Bromley ... Mark
Rosy Hodge ... Roxy
Shaun Payne ... Free Surfer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Riana Alfreds ... Rosy
Mehboob Bawa ... Doctor
James Burke-Dunsmore ... Jesus
Joseph Chinana ... Daniel
Nicholas Ellenbogen ... Bishop
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The Perfect wave is a LOVE STORY, with four key pillars, a young mans love for surfing, adventure, a mothers love for her son, a young man falling in love for the first time, Gods love. The film takes the audience on a journey, as our hero searches for his 'perfect wave'. The journey has many unexpected turns, and twists, as our hero falls in-love and loses his way, but as fate would have it, jealousy ensues, and seeking to reconcile our hero travels to Mauritius where one event changes his life forever. Written by Anonymous

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One man's journey for the ultimate adventure was beyond the ocean.


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Rated PG for thematic elements, an extended scene of peril, some suggestive material and brief language | See all certifications »
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28 February 2017 (South Africa)  »

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Die perfekte Welle  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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All scenes set in the United States were shot in and around Cape Town, South Africa. See more »

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The road signs to Darwin showed the distance in miles. All Australian roadsigns show the distances in kilometers. See more »

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The Lord's Prayer
Written by Michael Getches (as James Patrick) and 'Shannon McArthur'
Performed by Michael Getches (as James Patrick) and 'Shannon McArthur'
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Thought provoking and visually stimulating surfing tour of S.Hemisphere in search of the perfect wave.
8 March 2014 | by See all my reviews

Surfing tour following the true story of 24 year old New Zealander, Ian McCormack, via some of the best spots in the Southern Hemisphere in search of the perfect wave and then finding a wave of a different kind. Full marks for excellent cinematography, editing and music. The movie awakens all your senses. Superb footage of NZ, Australia, Bali/Indo, South Africa and Mauritius. Inspires me to travel more. As a non-surfer, it inspires me to surf too. What epic waves and rides. The storyline is gripping and life-changing. Acting was up there too. Main actor is the son of Clint Eastwood. Carried his role very well. I always enjoy movies based on true events. And the main message is thought provoking.


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