Dead Man's Float (1980)

Genres - Adventure  |   Sub-Genres - Teen Movie  |   Run Time - 75 min.  |   Countries - Australia  |  
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Dead Man's Float is a very short and occasionally sweet juvenile melodrama. A cheeky bunch of children who think they're pretty smart are in for a rude awakening when they confront a gang of drug smugglers who play for keeps. Since the film is aimed at the kiddie trade, the youngsters prevail over the villains, though it's nip and tuck for a while there. The film is nothing if not energetic, with its cast of unknowns breezing through the proceedings with confidence. Filmed in Australia, Dead Man's Float entertains during its swift 75 minutes, even though it doesn't stick to the ribs.



teenagers, drug-dealer, surfing, American [nationality], Australia, beach