• Drift (2013)

Drift

Release Date: August 2nd, 2013

DVD Release Date: September 17th, 2013

R |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

Two Australian brothers (Myles Pollard, Xavier Samuel) run afoul of conservative townspeople and drug-dealing bikers after they start a business of customized surfwear and surfing equipment.

Cast: Myles Pollard, Xavier Samuel, Sam Worthington, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Robyn Malcolm, Steve Bastoni, Mike Duncan, Aaron Glenane

Director: Ben Nott , Morgan O'Neill

Genres: Drama

Production Co: World-Wide-Mind Films

Keywords: Brother, Rise, 1970s, Amusing

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    I’m a sucker for films with great surfing footage, let alone wacky ’70s hairstyles. But this overlong, cliché-infested Aussie period drama tested my patience. show more

  • 63
    Roger MooreMcClatchy-Tribune News Service

    Drift is utterly conventional in so many ways. But the relatively unknown cast, the rough hewn setting and startling cinematography — footage that rivals many a surf documentary’s best shots — give it a boost. show more

  • 40
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Drift paddles aimlessly between plotlines, only finding its groove out beyond the break. show more

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Awards

Nominated Best Original Screenplay
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2013)
Nominated Best Cinematography
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2013)
Nominated Best Original Music Score
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2013)