good directors (apted and hanson), but not very good direction. some bad acting and cheesy moments and some bad writing to go with that. i know nothing about the subject of the film (some famous surfer from santa cruz), but that may have actually been a good thing.
knowing about him may have detracted from the enjoyment because no one is as clean cut as the kid in the film. a wholesome film overall so i don’t have much to complain about from that perspective. karate kid of surfing i guess. C.Watched in theater