Magazine article Screen International

Film Constellation Boards Laird Hamilton Doc

Magazine article Screen International

Film Constellation Boards Laird Hamilton Doc

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EXCLUSIVE: Doc-biopic directed by Oscar-nominated Rory Kennedy.

UK sales outfit Film Constellation has boarded sales on a doc-biopic of surfing icon Laird Hamilton, directed by Rory Kennedy (Last Days In Vietnam).

Take Every Wave examines the life of the big wave pioneer and the passion and fear driving his exploits.

The film will combine new footage with interviews and archive material spanning four decades of the athlete's career from California, Hawaii, Tahiti to Europe.

Film Constellation's Fabien Westerhoff said: "What Ayrton Senna was to Formula 1, Laird Hamilton is to the surf world. A driven sportsman, inspiring millions by pushing the boundaries of a discipline to new and uncharted territories. We look forward to introducing the film to audiences worldwide".

The film's sound-track feature's a mix of rock tracks from artists including the Ventures, Jack Nitzsche and the Pixies.

Take Every Wave: The Life of Laird Hamilton, is a Moxie Firecracker Films production. …

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