Storm Boy (2019)
Storm Boy is a family drama movie based on the novel by Colin Thiele of the same name. It is directed by Shawn Seet and written by Justin Monjo and Colin Thiele. The movie features Jai Courtney , Geoffrey Rush , David Gulpilil , Erik Thomson , Finn Little , Chantal Contouri , Luca Asta Sardelis , Morgana Davies , Thibul Nettle and Simone Annan. Thiele’s novel was previously adapted in 1976. Storm Boy story follows 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. Written by Ambience Entertainment Based on the book, Storm Boy follows a young boy growing up on largely uninhabited coastline of Southern Australia. He rescues three orphan pelicans and forms a close bond with the three.