A Rising Tide

Synopsis: An inspirational story of redemption, A Rising Tide tells the tale of a young chef, Sam Rama (Hunter Parrish). After the destruction of his family's well-established Atlantic City restaurant during Hurricane Sandy, Sam must grow up quickly, taking the biggest risks of his life, both in business and love. When Sam comes to the aid of a wealthy patron (Tim Daly) and then falls for the newly separated Sarah Bell (Ashley Hinshaw), a chain of unexpected events unfolds for all of them, as they discover the only way to achieve their dreams may be to acknowledge what they owe to others, and realize that the greatest investments take more than cash.
Genre: Drama, Romance
Director(s): Ben Hickernell
  1 nomination.
98 min

- You know what?

I don't care if this whole

piece of shit town floods!

- Sam!

- Oh shit.

Ummm, dude, Sam.

- Sam, the water is getting in.

- Oh, no.

- Oh, God.

- What are we gonna do?

- Shit, the sandbags.

Come on, man, come on.

Move the bags, we can stop it.

- Okay.

Okay, I'm on it.

- Come on, come on, come on,

Come on, pull it up.

Come on, come on, pull it up.

Pull the...

- I'm trying!

- Come on!


- Sam!

- Guys, it's at

my shoe, what do I do?

- It's on the

stairs, it's getting in.

- Shit!

- It's too late.

- Where have you been, we're

getting backed up in there.

- I just needed a minute.

- Another debt notice.

A month past due.

- Sam, how are ya?

- Alright.

- Good to see ya open.

- Thanks.

Been a few months,

actually, tell your friends.

- I sure will.

How high did the water get?

- Down in front it

was over the chairs.

Water line up to here.

- Yeah, our place was flooded.

We lost all kinds of stuff,

old photographs, clothes.

We gotta re-do the

whole basement.

- Man.

- My cousin's place

in Ocean City's just gone.

He's given up.

Movin' in trying to...

- Well, he's been

there for twenty years.

- Yeah, at least, since college.

- Enjoy your meal, Terry.

- Thank you.

You've been busy

I've been healing time

- A little more vinegar.

- You got it.

- Hey!

What is this?

- It's the salmon

and white wine.

- No, I mean the fancy stuff.

I told you.

Simplify the presentation.

- I did.

- You are using an

extra ingredient that

they're never gonna eat,

it's gonna take forever.

- Can't rush perfection.

- You gotta stop it, I mean it.

You're not in New York anymore.

- We're out of clams again, man.

- Alright, I got it.



We're paying you to

shuck cherry stones.

I catch you on the phone again

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