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Storm Boy (2019, Geoffrey Rush, Jai Courtney)



A beautiful and contemporary retelling of Colin Thiele’s classic Australian tale.

‘Storm Boy’ has grown up to be Michael Kingley, 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.

production details
Australia | 99 minutes | Australian and New Zealand Release Date: 17 January 17 2019

Director: Shawn Seet
Script: Justin Monjo
Novel: Colin Thiele

Geoffrey Rush as Mike ‘Storm Boy’ Kingley
Jai Courtney as Hideaway Tom
Erik Thomson as Malcolm Downer
Morgana Davies as Madeline
Finn Little as Storm Boy
Simone Annan as Murujuga Lawyer
Trevor Jamieson as Fingerbone Bill
David John Clark as Police Officer
Thibul Nettle as Police Officer (as Stinga-T)
Chantal Contouri as Julie Sims
Emma Bampton as Jenny
Michelle Nightingale as Mrs. Marks
Paul Blackwell as Cal Evans
Tim Whibley as Office Worker
Martha Lott as Pearl
Luca Asta Sardelis as Smirking Schoolgirl #1
Georgina Giessauf as Smirking Schoolgirl #2
Brendan Rock as Hunter #1
James Smith as Hunter #2
Nick Launchbury as Reporter #1
Emma Bargery as Reporter #2
Rory Walker as Murray
Miraede Bhatia-Williams as Mildew
Lucy Cowan as Belle
Edward Boehm as Young Storm Boy
Alirio Zavarce as Mining Company Lawyer
Bradley Trent Williams as Jasper Davies
Caroline Mignone as Angela