The End of the Golden Weather

1991
103min
Feature
Synopsis: 

Geoff Crome believes in miracles. He sees them every day on the beach where he lives in this last perfect summer of his childhood. Despite his father's warnings, Geoff becomes friends with Firpo - a strange, skinny, magical character with a burning ambition to win the Olympic Games. When Firpo accepts an impossible challenge to run a race on the beach, Geoff tries everything to help him win - body building, weights, diet, even prayer. But Firpo scorns them all, convinced he will win with a miracle all his own.

Geoff so much wants to believe in Firpo's miracle that he sets himself against his whole world - his family, his community and finally, against the innocent dreams of his childhood.

Status: 
Released
Genre: 
Drama

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Festival/Awards: 
Best Film, Best Director, Best Performance (Male), Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Film Score, Best Contribution to Design, Best Production Design - NZ Film Awards 1993; Best Young Actor in a Foreign Film, Outstanding Foreign Film - Young Artist Awards 1993 (USA)
Technical information: 
Colour; 35mm; Dolby Stereo

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