Storm Boy

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Film Info
Event Type:Narrative Feature
Release Year:2019
Run Time:98 minutes
Rating:PG
Production Country:Australia
Original Language:English
Trailer:https://youtu.be/GZlOXR75Bx4
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Shawn Seet
Cast:Geoffrey Rush
Jai Courtney
Finn Little
Erik Thomson
Morgana Davies

Description

“Storm Boy” features an award-winning ensemble cast, including Geoffrey Rush, Jai Courtney, Finn Little, Trevor Jamison, Morgana Davies and Erik Thomson.


“Storm Boy” is a beautiful and contemporary retelling of Colin Thiele's classic Australian tale.  Thiele’s novella, which tells the story of a young boy and his extraordinary friendship with an orphaned pelican on South Australia’s remote Coorong National Park, has enchanted and moved Australians for over half a century.


'Storm Boy' has grown up to be Michael Kingley (Geoffrey Rush), a successful retired businessman and grandfather.


When Kingley starts to see images from his past that he can't explain, he is forced to remember his long-forgotten childhood, growing up on an isolated coastline with his father. He recounts to his grand-daughter the story of how, as a boy, he rescued and raised an extraordinary orphaned pelican, Mr Percival. Their remarkable adventures and very special bond has a profound effect on all their lives.


Based on the beloved book, “Storm Boy” is a timeless story of an unusual and unconditional friendship.


“Simply unforgettable! This beautiful film is one you must not miss.” — Urban


“A deeply touching film.” — The Dove Foundation


“Has the emotional heft and visual splendor to win the hearts of family audiences.” — Variety


“A tenderly retold tale.” — Los Angeles Times

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