The Ocean of Helena Lee

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Twelve-year-old Helena Lee sleeps in the sandy closet of a one room apartment in an unkempt corner of California's Venice Beach. Her father, charismatic surfrat Mickey, spurs her journey as an aspiring writer with his iconoclastic absurdist view of the world. Helena conducts a season to season pilgrimage in and around the carnival of beach life; observing the bohemian locals, the hopeful tourists, the lost and forgotten who have reached the end of the map. Helena’s observations lead to an introspective spiritual and intellectual wanderlust often leaving her standing at the water's edge, facing the void, a head and heart full of unanswerable questions; how shall I to live? why did my mother die? At the cusp of adolescence, her view of what it means to become a woman is torn between the opposing influences of the free spirited strippers who flock around Mickey and the sacred memory of her mother Luisa.
Genre: Drama
Director: Not Available
Cast: Moriah Blonna,Tom Dunne,Maria McKee
Release: May 08, 2015