Shimmering Light (1978)

Genres - Action, Drama  |   Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - Australia  |  
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In this gentle drama, a young American man (Beau Bridges) forsakes his promising career working with his father (Lloyd Bridges), a powerful business magnate, in favor of becoming a professional beach bum in Australia. After the boy becomes a world renowned surfer, his dad turns up from the States and tries to reconcile with his estranged son, which must happen soon, as the father only has a few months left to live. This telemovie represented the second of two Australian productions that Beau Bridges did, after the extraordinary Adam's Woman in 1970.



surfing, America, business, dropout, employment, estrangement, father, passion, perfection, prodigal-son, profession, reconciliation, sports, tycoon