Breath — Trailer

source:   filmrise.com

added: Mon, May 14th '18

TV actor Simon Baker (The Mentalist) makes his feature directorial debut with "Breath," a coming-of-age surfer drama about two teenage boys (played by newcomers Samson Coulter and Ben Spence) who become surfing buddies while growing up in a small idyllic coastal town of Australia during the mid 1970s.

Based on the international best-selling novel by award-winning Australian author Tim Winton (The Turning, Shallows, Dirt Music), the film also stars Australian actress Elizabeth Debicki (The Night Manager, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2) and veteran Australian actor Richard Roxburgh (Moulin Rouge, Hacksaw Ridge).

Baker also co-stars in the film as an adventurous older surfer who ends up befriending the two boys during a life-changing summer.

Adapted for the screen by Baker and "Top of the Lake" scribe Gerard Lee, "Breath" is due to open theatrically in New York on June 1st and then in Los Angeles on June 8th. Watch the U.S. trailer, above.

synopsis:
Based on the award-winning, international best-selling novel by Tim Winton, Simon Baker's directorial debut BREATH follows two teenage boys, Pikelet and Loonie (newcomers Samson Coulter and Ben Spence in breakthrough performances), growing up in a remote corner 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.

 

directed by   Simon Baker

starring   Samson Coulter, Ben Spence, Simon Baker, Elizabeth Debicki, Richard Roxburgh

release date   June 1, 2018 (in NY), June 8, 2018 (in LA)

 
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