Soul Surfer - Carrie Underwood, AnnaSophia Robb and director Sean McNamara
Sarah Hill (Carrie Underwood), Bethany Hamilton (AnnaSophia Robb) and director Sean McNamara © 2011 FilmDistrict

Soul Surfer, which we have been covering with interviews with Bethany Hamilton and stars Dennis Quaid, AnnaSophia Robb and Carrie Underwood, opens this weekend.

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Poster © 2011 Focus Features

Official Information

Soul Surfer is the inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through the love of her family, her sheer determination and unwavering faith.

The film features an all-star cast, including AnnaSophia Robb and Helen Hunt, with Carrie Underwood in her film debut, and Dennis Quaid.

Director Sean McNamara

US and Canada release April 8, 2011
UK release June 7, 2011

Colin Davies

The editor of Film Review Online