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MovieAddict - wrote on 02/26/2012
This movie is based on the book 'Soul Surfer: A True Story of Faith, Family, and Fighting to Get Back on the Board' co-written by Bethany Hamilton and based on her personal experiences. Bethany was a 13 year old aspiring pro surfer who gained worldwide media attention when she suffered the attack of a 14-foot shark and lost her left arm. The film tells of her and her families struggles to cope with the trauma of the accident as well as life that followed including fighting the media, maintaining their faith and Bethany's determination to get back on her board.
Anna Sophia Robb portrays teen Bethany who lives with her mom, dad, and two brothers and is home-schooled in Hawaii. Dennis Quaid and Helen Hunt play her concerned parents and Carrie Underwood (American Idol Winner), in her film …