Tim Winton’s 2008 novel Breath is set to come to life onscreen in May next year. Get a taste of it with this new trailer.

Directed by and starring The Mentalist himself, Simon Baker, Breath is the story of two teenage boys – Pikelet and Loonie – growing up in a remote corner of the Western Australian coast. The duo form an unlikely friendship with a bloke named Sando (Baker), a strange adventurer who encourages the boys to take risks that will have long-lasting consequences.

Also starring Elizabeth Debicki, Rachael Blake and Richard Roxburgh, Breath is due in Aussie cinemas on May 3, 2018.

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