Japanese drama written and directed by Takeshi 'Beat' Kitano. Shigeru (Kuroudo Maki) and Takako (Hiroko Oshima) are a young couple who were both born with hearing impairments. Their lives are dramatically changed when garbage collector Shigeru finds a broken, old surfboard and becomes determined to learn the sport. After getting over his early struggles and the heckles of the locals, Shigeru is given a wetsuit by the owner of a surf shop who also enters him in an upcoming competition. As his surfing prowess improves as a result of his dogged determination, Shigeru risks losing the love of Takako.