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FULL SYNOPSIS

A young surfing prodigy enlists the expertise of an old pro in order to conquer a truly epic wave in this drama detailing the incredible true story of surfer Jay Moriarity (Jonny Weston). A Santa Cruz teen with a natural born talent for surfing, Moriarty can't resist the temptation to conquer the mountainous Mavericks surf break. Moriarty realizes that his lack of experience could spell doom while attempting such a formidable feat, so in order to ensure that he's well prepared he seeks the wisdom of veteran surfer Frosty Hesson (Gerard Butler). Meanwhile, as Hesson teaches Moriarty how to stay balanced and focused in the face of danger, the two surfers establish a close bond that gives them the strength to face any challenge. Elisabeth Shue and Abigail Spencer co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:October 26, 2012

Cast

Jonny Weston
as Jay Moriarty
Gerard Butler
as Frosty Hesson
Elisabeth Shue
as Kristy Moriarty
Abigail Spencer
as Brenda Hesson

Crew

Michael Apted
Director
Curtis Hanson
Director
Curtis Hanson
Producer
Kario Salem
Screenwriter
Chad Fischer
Composer (Music Score)
Andrea Von Foerster
Musical Direction/Supervision
John Gilbert
Editor
Ida Random
Production Designer
Georgia Kacandes
Executive Producer
Gerard Butler
Executive Producer
Sophie De Rakoff
Costume Designer
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