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Splinters (2012)

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Synopsis

In the 1980s, a pilot left behind a surfboard in a remote seaside village in Papua New Guinea, a land known for cargo cults and cannibalism. Twenty years later, the sport of surfing is splintering Vanimo Village. For select surfing talent, it's a way out to compete in the "whiteman's" world. Personal and clan rivalries emerge as hopefuls claw for this prestigious position. The countercultural sport is also a unique catalyst for social change as women gain newfound status in a violent, patriarchal community. The surfing experiment comes to a head when four village surfers compete in the country's first-ever national surfing titles. As the village grapples with its identity, these young heroes dream their surfboards will carry them to a better life.

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Domestic Releases: February 3rd, 2012 (Limited) by SnagFilms
Running Time: 94 minutes
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Keywords: Surfing, Poverty, Life in a Small Town
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: In Effect, Divisadero Pictures, Little House Productions
Production Countries: United States

Cast

Angelus Lipahi    Himself
Ezekiel Afara    Himself
Lesley Umpa    Herself
Susan Umpa    Herself
Steve Tekwie    Himself
Andy Abel    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Adam Pesce
Cinematographer    Adam Pesce
Sound Designer    Adam Pesce
Producer    Perrin Chiles
Executive Producer    Paul Morgam
Executive Producer    Daniel Davila
Executive Producer    Catherine Davila
Executive Producer    Danielle Robinson
Executive Producer    Alan Siegel
Co-Producer    T.J. Barrack
Co-Producer    Wes Brown
Associate Producer    Charlene Olson
Music Supervisor    Bonneau Ansley
Composer    Jesse Voccia
Music Supervisor    Amine Ramer
Music Supervisor    Alexina Matisse

Keeping Up with Limited Releases

February 3rd, 2012

Talk of Oscars is still dominating art house aficionados, so it comes as no surprise that the list of limited releases is not particularly strong this weekend. That's not to say there are no films worthy of watching, but it is unlikely any of them will be major hits. There are a few noteworthy releases, including W.E., Madonna's attempt at winning an Oscar. It won't. The Innkeepers is the widest release of the week and it is also earning good reviews. However, its the wrong genre for limited release. And finally, there's Moon Point, a Canadian film opening in Toronto. There are Q&A sessions with the filmmakers and cast for the evening shows over the weekend as an added bonus. More...

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