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Drift is about the Andy?

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Drift is about the Andy and Jimmy Kelly (Myles Pollard and Xavier Samuel), two brothers who live along the coast in Australia and who have put together a new and shorter type of surfboard. The guys decide to give business a go, but just when things seem to be taking off, a rogue biker gang and a young lady named Lani may come in the way of the partnership. Lani’s a free spirit from Hawaii, who shows up with a man named JB (Sam Worthington) to surf some waves and ends up in a sort-of love triangle with the two brothers. In the clip, we get to see her big arrival on the scene, as well as a few moments where the brothers jab at one another as they compete for her affections. It’s amusing stuff, and it works even better within the context of the film as a whole, providing lighthearted moments amidst scenes that are shot in black and white for affect or feature no music to tell us how to feel as a large wave comes crashing down. If you’re a sucker for surfing related movies, Lionsgate Home Entertainment is bringing Drift on to Blu-ray and DVD on September 17.

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