DRIFT is co-directed by Morgan O'Neill and Ben Nott.It 's the story of the brothers Kelly, Andy (Myles Pollard) and Jimmy (Xavier Samuel), which are more or less experienced surfers, living in Australia in the 70s. When Jimmy starts to slip into a life of crime to help the family to get rid of debt, Andy helps his brother to start a business in order to promote Jimmy surfing career.They are encouraged by their friends, one of whom is a bohemian surf photographer named JB (Sam Worthington) and his friend Lani (Lesley-Ann Brandt). All their hard work becomes useless because they are dealing with a local drug dealer.

Based on true events, Drift is a story set on Australia’s spectacular and rugged coastline in the early 1970s. It begins in a remote coastal town with the two Kelly brothers, who spend their youth searching for the perfect wave. Out of necessity the family launch a backyard surf business.