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Director, writer, actor and producer Simon Baker (THE MENTALIST) will be in attendance for the first screening of the film!
Based on the acclaimed novel by Australian author Tim Winton, the feature directorial debut of actor Simon Baker is a powerful story in which the immense force of the open sea is matched by the tidal bore of adolescent emotion.
Pikelet (Samson Coulter) was 13 when he first saw people surf. "Never had I seen men do something so beautiful, so pointless, and elegant," he would recall years later while looking back on those days in the 1970s when he and his rambunctious friend Loonie (Ben Spence) roamed their small coastal town in search of excitement. They found it in Sando (Baker), a pro surfer living in a secluded house with his wife Eva (Elizabeth Debicki), a former freestyle skier forced to retire after an injury. Sando introduces the boys to the thrill of riding the waves and living in the moment. Pikelet displays a