Synopsis: 'Newcastle' is a coming-of-age/family drama/surfing movie. 17-year old Jesse lives in the shadow of his older brother Victor's failure to become surfing's Next Big Thing. Even when he's in his natural habitat of magnificent surf breaks, his blue-collar future is brought home by the coal barges that constantly line his horizon. Jesse has the natural skills to surf his way out of this reality and onto the international circuit but can he overcome his equally natural ability to sabotage himself? A momentous weekend away with his mates that includes first love and tragedy leads him to discover what's really important, and also to the performance of a lifetime.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Dan Castle
Production: Jour de Fete
  1 win & 1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
107 min

(Crossing bell)


- What the f*ck...?!

- (Door slams)

She kick you out again?

You go in my room again

and I'll fucking kill ya.

Well, nice hair there, Faggus! (Laughs)

That deserves a noogie,

don't you think?

Goddammit, Victor, I ain't having

your bullshit in this house!

It's all right. Won't be here long.

- Good.

- (Whispers) F*ck.

Oh f*ck off, man, no!

(Reggie) Hey, watch your language!

Hurry up!

(Fergus) Occupied.

That's it.

I'm going to shit on your pillow.

(Fergus) Hey, come on.

(Jesse) Yeah, oh! Flush the guitar.


(Jesse) That's right.

Get the f*ck out.

Dun-dun-dun, poing!

Oh, you cunt.

Still riding that piece of shit?

Yeah, I'm getting

my new board today, though.

- About time.

- F*ck off.

You coming to my trial, Mum?

Love, you know I got work on.

Good luck, though.

- Don't blow it. Again.

- F*ck off!

Hey! Enough of that language.

I'll see you tonight.

Yeah, righto. Dad'll be over.

- Yeah. No worries. I'll see you tonight.

- Victor, are you coming for dinner?

Most likely.

He's got nowhere else to go.

Oh! Shush, you.

- Dad didn't even say nothing.

- About what?

My surf trial.

Love, he's been through all that

with Victor. You'll be right.

Oh, purple now.


- I'll come, Jess.

- Yeah, as if.

Never knock back a fan, Jess.

Hey. Hello?

- Hey, Gramps.

- Go your hardest.

And, for Chrissake,

enjoy yourself out there.

OK, ready? Er, love the hair.

(Boy) Hey, hurry up!

(Excited chatter)

Yeah! Whoo!

- (Jesse) Shit, yeah!

- Hello, Nate.

Yes! My new board!

Check out the rails on this, man.

Whoa, whoa, whoa! No, no, no, Jesse.

No, Jess, not today, mate.

- Maybe next time.

- (Jesse) Oh, come on.

That's not part of the deal, Jess.

You gotta get in the contest first.

- Like I'm not gonna.

- (Roy) See ya, boys!

- Thanks, Dad.

- See ya, Dad.

F*ck it, man.

It's got the new H2s and everything.

- (Scotty) Hey, Ripley.

- How are ya?

- Nice board, mate.

- Yeah. It goes good, eh.

(Horn honking)

(Danny) Come on, move!

Get this shit out of the back!

(Scotty laughs)

(Danny) Whoa, sorry there, mate.

Sorry, Sonny.

Go on. Don't just stand there

like a bunch of flaccid penises.

Get this shit out of my car!

- You're the one that's late.

- Come on, Sonny.

Move it!

You, erm, you have a couple

last night, Danny?

Yeah, get that bloody deckchair, too.

I'll be needing that.

- (Horn)

- There's your call, mate.

- F*ck off. I ain't staying here.

- Just like your bro said.


and don't say shit about him.

Righto, righto, righto.

Righto. Shut your cakeholes.

- Now we got two spots.

- Two spots?

- (Danny) That's all they're giving this year.

- Shit!

- There go your chances.

- Get fucked, Ripley.

- Oh yeah?

- (Jesse) Yeah, really!

- Really?

- (Danny) Hey! Hey!

Hey, hey! Hey, cut it out!

Cut it out.

Any aggro or dropping in

is going to cost you points.

I ain't the one...

- You want to stand there all day...

- Oh, f*ck's sake.

..or did you come here to fucking surf?

Why don't you give me your boardshorts?

I'll give you a skirt.

- Keep going.

- Righto.

This is how it's going to work.

Cunny, write this down.

Everyone will have 15-minute heats.

Best two waves,

the two blokes go through.

So, erm, Jesse.

- Er... F*ck, what's his name?

- (Scotty laughs) It's Nathan.

(Danny) Nathan.

Nathan, Ripley and Andy, you're up.

- It's ours.

- F*ck, yeah.

Yeah, what about me?

Yeah, well...

You and Cunny

can keep score for me.

Hey, Derek.

You're on the horn, mate.

(Sounds horn)


Fucking hell! Not in me ear! F*ck off!

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