BREATH – Press Releases

Breath is Simon Baker’s feature film directorial debut, based on Tim Winton’s best-selling novel. Set in mid-’70s coastal Australia, Breath follows two teenage boys, hungry for discovery, who form an unlikely friendship with a mysterious older adventurer, who pushes them to take risks that will have a lasting and profound impact on their lives.

Page Six – May 25th
Simon Baker feels directorial debut challenges ‘traditional notions of masculinity’. Read More.

The West Australian – May 24th
Breath of fresh air for teen star. Read More. – May 14th
Simon Baker Learns to Breath in Official U.S. Trailer. Read More. – May 14th
BO Report: ‘Breath’ powers through its second weekend. Read More.

BROADSHEET Melbourne – May 10th
Pointless, Elegant, Beautiful: Simon Baker on Surfing and Breath. Read More.

EchoNetDaily – May 9th
Cinema Review: Breath. Read More. – May 7th
BO Report: ‘Breath’ rides a wave of critical acclaim while ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ rules. Read More.

The Guardian – May 6th
‘I got a bit terrified’: Simon Baker on filming Tim Winton’s Breath. Read More. – May 4th
Simon Baker wins Best Direction at Australian Directors’ Guild Awards. Read More.

The Financial Review – May 4th
Film Review: Breath. Read More.

The Adelaide Review – May 4th
Film Review: Breath. Read More.

The Sydney Morning Herald – May 3rd
Fairfax photos of the week. Read More.

The Guardian – May 3rd
REVIEW: Profound Tim Winton adaptation swirls with soul and beauty – 4/5 stars. Read More.

Sydney Morning Herald – May 2nd
Simon Baker can breathe easy now after impressive debut as film director – 4/4 stars. Read More.

The AU Review – May 3rd
Film Review: Breath thrives on deflecting expectation and wallowing in its own ethereal state – 4/5 stars. Read More.

The New Dail – May 3rd
Young stars of new Australian movie Breath have surprising backstory. Read More.

The Northern Star AU – May 3rd
Simon Baker’s task to cast Loonie and Pikelet for Breath. Read More. – May 2nd
How Simon Baker turned two Aussie teens into movie stars for the film ‘Breath’. Read More.

Daily Mail UK – May 1st
Simon Baker speaks about directorial debut for new film ‘Breath’. Read More.

Daily Mail UK – April 27th
‘It was pretty much how I grew up’: Simon Baker reveals why he chose Breath as his first feature film to direct. Read More.

Breakfast with Wendy Harmer and Robbie Buck – April 26th
Enough to take your breath away! Read More.

The Northern Star AU – April 23rd
REVIEW: Breath, does it live up to the hype? Read More.

May 9th, 2016 –
Simon Baker starts filming his first feature film as director,Breath, in Western Australia. Read More.

April 12th, 2016 –
Elizabeth Debicki joins Simon Baker’s directorial debut Breath. Read More.

April 11th, 2016 – The Sydney Morning herald
For his debut feature film as director, Simon Baker has assembled a top-flight cast alongside two rising young surfers. Read More.

May 2015 –
Simon Baker trades his ‘Mentalist’ cap for that of film director with Breath. Read More.

May 2015 –
The Mentalist Star Simon Baker to Make Directorial Debut. Read More.

May 2015 –
Simon Baker back in Australia to make Tim Winton’s Breath. Read More.