Exclusive Images from DRIFT Starring Xavier Samuel, Myles Pollard, and Sam Worthington

     June 25, 2013

We’ve been provided with some exclusive images from directors Ben Nott and Morgan O’Neill’s upcoming surfing film Drift to share with our readers.  The Australian-set pic takes place in the 1970s and centers on two brothers (played by Xavier Samuel and Myles Pollard) who start building a business selling surfboards and wetsuits, but then get mixed up with a local drug dealer.  Sam Worthington co-stars as a travelling bohemian surf photographer and filmmaker who becomes involved in the brothers’ lives.

Hit the jump to check out the images.  The film also stars Lesley-Ann BrandtDrift will be available on demand on July 2nd and hits theaters on August 2nd.

Here’s the official synopsis for Drift:

After their mother escapes from Sydney to Margaret River in the 1970’s, the two Kelly brothers spend their youth searching for the perfect wave. Out of necessity the family launches a backyard surf business ‐ re‐thinking board design, crafting homemade wetsuits and selling merchandise out of their van.

Battling big waves, small town conservatism and criminals, the brothers give rise to a global brand. A story of passion, corruption, friendship and loyalty, deadly addictions and fractured relationships, DRIFT tells a tale of courage and the will to survive at all odds.

If you missed the trailer, watch it below.  Click on any image to enlarge.





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