Genre: Drama. Dir: Simon Baker. Country: Australia.
Based on Tim Winton’s award-winning novel, Simon Baker’s stunning feature film directorial debut follows two teenage boys, Pikelet and Loonie, growing up in a remote stretch of the Western Australian coast. Hungry for discovery, the pair form an unlikely friendship with Sando (Simon Baker), a mysterious older surfer and adventurer, who pushes the boys to take risks that will have a lasting and profound impact on their lives.