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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 2018 - 20.28 july

Sections & Films


Category: Edition 2018

Tami Oldham and her boyfriend Richard Sharp sail from Tahiti under a marvelous starry sky; they are young and in love, dreaming of a life of adventures together. After a few days, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, a hurricane of terrifying proportions crashes on their ship, causing Tami to lose consciousness. When she wakes up, Tami finds the ship destroyed and her boyfriend gravely injured. With no means of communications and with the closest port being weeks away, Tami has to fight against time to save herself and the only man she has ever truly loved. Based on a true story, ADRIFT is a deeply moving and engaging, a story of lobe, determination and courage against any impossible adversity.

Original Title ADRIFT
Italian Title RESTA CON ME
Category Out of competition
Section Premiere
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 93'
Production Year 2018
Nationality USA
Directed by Baltasar Kormákur
Screenplay Aaron Kandell, Jordan Kandell, David Branson Smith
Based on the book "Adrift: A True Story of Love, Loss and Survival at Sea"
by Tami Oldham Ashcraft, Susea Mcgearhart
Director of photography Robert Richardson
Editor John Gilbert
Production Design Heimir Sverrisson
Costume Design Amanda Neale
Music Volker Bertelmann
Main cast Shailene Woodley
Sam Claflin
Grace Palmer
Jeffrey Thomas
Elizabeth Hawthorne
Tami Oldham Ashcraft
Produced by Aaron Kandell, Jordan Kandell, Baltasar Kormákur

 regista Baltasar KormákurBALTASAR KORMÁKUR
Is an actor and director that works for theater, cinema and television. Born in Reykjavik, in Iceland, he graduated as an actor at the Iceland Academy of Arts in 1990. After several experience as actor and director on the stage, in 2000 he wrote directed, starred in and produced the film 101 Reykjavik, an international success, winner of the Discovery Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. Shortly after that, Baltasar founded Blueeyes Productions, later renamed RVK Studios, and since then he kept on writing, producing and directing films, among which. His films THE SEA, A LITTLE TRIP TO HEAVEN, MÝRIN E WHITE NIGHT WEDDING and THE DEEP that debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2012 and was Oscar® nominated in the best foreign language film category. From 2008 Kormákur directed and produced several international films: EVEREST, INHALE (2010), CONTRABAND, 2 GUNS. Kormákur directed, co-wrote and starred in his most recent Icelandic film, THE OATH, his first time in front of the camera after eight years. The had seven Edda Award nominations and won six. Kormákur, with his RVK Studios, has also ventured into television, with the acclaimed TRAPPED series. Kormákur is currently expanding RVK Studios, which will serve not only as a production company, but also as a 'creative village' dedicated to cinema, television, production and artists who create new projects.


STX Films
(United Kingdom)
Huayi Brothers Pictures
(United Kingdom)
RVK Studios

world sales
STX Entertainment
(United Kingdom)

Italian distribution
01 Distribution

festival contact
Leone Film Group