Forced to give up his dreams of art school, Zach works dead-end jobs to support his sister and her son. Questioning his life, he paints, surfs and hangs out with his best friend, Gabe. When Gabe's older brother returns home for the summer, Zach suddenly finds himself drawn into a relationship he didn't expect.
J. Peter Robinson
Jason L. Wood
Stephen P. Jarchow
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Love can sometimes knock on our door before we perceiving it. We will watch the love between the two men without knowing where to get them finalized.
Living in San Pedro’s ocean shore, Zach (Trevor Wright) is in his early twenties. Because of The problematic family, He has to take care of many responsibilities of his family. He has a drama in his life. He has lost his mother, his father is very sick to work, and his sister Jeannie (Tina Holmes) has to take care of his five-year-old son Cody (Jackson Wurth) .
He sacrificed his dream of joining CalArts as an artist to help Jeannie who raises Cody. He spends all his time cooking at a restaurant and taking care of Cody. When he has little free time, he goes to the beach by holding on to his passion, the surf. He hangs out with his closest surfing friend, Gabe (Ross Thomas). Zach is also in an unhappy relationship with his girlfriend.
Gabe’s brother Shaun (Brad Rowe) comes home to take a break from his life where he grew up because of ending the emotional relationship. He is also a gay writer. While surfing on the beach, He comes across Zach and starts a good friendship.
Shaun one day when they go surfing with Zach , they discover that their relationship develops strongly, and this flirting begins turns into love.
- GLAAD Media Awards – Won, Outstanding Film – Limited Release, 2009.
- Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival – Won, Best New Director (Jonah Markowitz), 2007.
- Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival – Won, Favorite Narrative Feature, 2007.
- Vancouver Queer Film Festival – Won, People’s Choice Award for Best Feature, 2007.
- Tampa Gay & Lesbian Film Festival – Won, Best Actor (Trevor Wright), 2007.
- Tampa Gay & Lesbian Film Festival – Won, Audience Award for Best Cinematography (Joseph White), 2007.
- Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival – Won, Special Award for the first-time director (Jonah Markowitz), 2007.
- Dallas OUT TAKES – Won, Best Film, 2007.
- Outfest – Won, HBO Outstanding First Dramatic Feature (Jonah Markowitz), 2007.
- Melbourne Queer Film Festival – Won, Audience Choice Award for Best Feature, 2007.