Movie Review: Braking for Whales 2019
Braking for Whales is a heart-warming comedy that will make you laugh, cry and ultimately leave you feeling hopeful. The film follows estranged sisters Star and Brandon as they embark on a road trip to scatter their mother’s ashes in the ocean. Along the way, they are forced to confront their past, current life choices and each other.
Actresses Tammin Sursok and Wendi McLendon-Covey deliver outstanding performances as the two sisters who despite being polar opposites find a way to connect with one another again. Their chemistry on screen is palpable, making it easy for the audience to root for them.
Written by Tammin Sursok herself alongside director Sean McEwen, Braking for Whales features well-crafted dialogues that showcase impeccable timing in terms of comedic delivery. The humor is not forced but rather comes naturally from situations where laughter isn’t expected making it even funnier.
The beautiful cinematography captures breathtaking views of California coastline elevating the aesthetic value of the film. The use of colors reflects each character’s mood as they go through their personal journeys.
Apart from focusing on human relationships, Braking for Whales also touches upon environmental issues like saving whales while highlighting ocean conservation efforts which makes it socially relevant today.
Overall Braking for Whales successfully navigates through multiple themes without ever feeling too heavy-handed or preachy. It’s an entertaining film that offers insights into human relationships while leaving its viewers with hope and optimism – definitely worth watching!
Release : 2019-09-20
Genre : Drama, Comedy
Runtime : 103
Home Page : http://www.shorelineentertainment.com/portfolio/breaking-for-whales/
Company : Narrator Entertainment, Charlie Baby Productions
Cast : Tammin Sursok as Star Walker, Tom Felton as Brandon Walker, Wendi McLendon-Covey as Aunt Jackie, David Koechner as Uncle Randal, Austin Swift as J. T.
BRAKING FOR WHALES Official Trailer (2020) Tom Felton, Drama Movie HD official trailer