In Waves

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In Waves

Directed by: Phuong Mai Nguyen

Produced by: Silex Films, Panique!

Country of production: France, Belgium

Original title: In Waves

Language: French

Runtime: 90'

Completed in: 2025/2026

AJ, a shy teenager, meets Kristen while in high school in Los Angeles. Kristen is passionate about surfing, and she’s the most beautiful person he’s ever met. They fall madly in love. As life seems to finally come together for AJ, Kristen’s life starts falling apart, shattered by illness. Together, they will fight adversity with dignity and enjoy their now-shared passion for surfing and for the ocean, but also their loyal band of friends. This is what happens when love and friendship become a wave stronger than anything.