Beautiful Wave

Synopsis: In Santa Cruz for the summer, a young woman discovers the sport of surfing -- and a family secret as well.
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Director(s): David Mueller
Production: STARZ MEDIA LLC.
96 min

(Water splashing )

- ( answering machine beeps )

- Woman:

It's Mother.

Oh, I'm afraid I'm gonna

be late again tonight, honey,

so just go ahead

and eat something.

I put one of my suitcases on

your bed so you Won't forget to pack.

- ( girl sighs )

- I'll be home as soon as I can.

- I love you.

- ( machine beeps )

- ( knock on door )

- ( sighs )

Come in.



Another one

of your father's books.


I spoke to your grandmother.

She's picking you up

at the airport.

Why can't I just stay here?

The subject is closed.

I don't even knowher,

and you don't even like her.

I like her.

We are just different.

I don't Want to go

to California.

When are you gonna stop telling me

What I can and can't do?

When you growup.

I Would if you'd let me.

? I'll take a little piece of you ?

? That'sall I can ?

? Afford to enjoy ?

? I have no recourse

to pull you in, baby ?

? I let you lead your life ?

? And I lead mine ?

? Butonthe real ?

? You know that it'd be ?

? Yeah! ?

? Scuttling boots, but not

enough for feeling tough ?

? For walking down the street ?

? Live sweet,

but right on beat ?

? I said, let's go and see ?

? I Want you

to meet my other side ?

? I make him hot ?

? But I let him speak ?

? He'll pull you out

of your dream ?

? Oh, yeah ?

? Oh, yeah ?

( vocalizing )

? I take a little piece of you ?

? That's all I can, baby,

afford to enjoy ?

? I have nowno recourse

to pull you in ?

? See, I let you lead

your life, baby ?

? And I lead mine,

but on the reel ?

? You knowthat it'd be ?

? lt'd be a dynamite scene ?

? Oh, yeah ?

? Oh, yeah! ?

( vocalizing )

I can't believe

We're leaving this.

- Believe it.

- Wait, dude.

You're still mad I snaked

your last arrow.

( chuckles )

Dude, I'm freakin' serious.

Hey, We can't leave.

It's still going off.

I gotta go to Work.

Come on.

- Stop being immature, Jeffrey.

- You're immature, Daniel.

- ( engine starts )

- Today, please, I'm late.

- Shut it.

- You shut it.

- ( gears grind )

- Dude, I could Walk faster.

Don't bag on my Wheels.

- She just needs a newtranny.

- She needs more than that.

- Shut up.

- You shut up.

It's a piece of junk.

- You're gonna hurt her feelings.

- I don't care.

- Wait for the cars, Daniel.

- I'm Waiting for the cars.


Flood her. Good.


I flood her like a champion.


I think you need a less sensitive car.


I think you need a less sensitive face.

- I think you need a less sensitive--

- Danny:
Shut it.

Howmany did you

say Were left on this?

- Near 70 kinds.

- Okay.

( shop bell rings )

- Surf must have been good.

- Sorry.

I'm picking up

my granddaughter

at the airport tomorrow.

You Wanna come?

You mean if there's no surf?


I haven't seen her in years.

I don't remember What it's like

to be 17.

Me, neither.

Sorry I Was late.


Hey, you Wanna cover

for me tomorrow?


Picking up Sue's granddaughter

at the airport.

Sue has a granddaughter?

- Yep.

- Weird.


I know.

Oh, my God.

You've grown up.

- You look just like--

- My father?


Your father.

Nice suitcase.

It's my mother's.

Nicole, this is Kayla.

She manages my surf shop.

Hey, Nic.

Welcome to Santa Cruz.


Well, let's get you home

and settled in.


Come on.

You guys have fun, okay?

Do you remember this place?

This is Where my father grewup.

( knocks on door )

Do you mind if I come in?


Your mom said you Were

a champion swimmer

and obviously

quite a reader, too.

Look what I found.

You and your dad rode

this Wave all the Way in together.

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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