Take a time machine back to the 1960s-era South in the tender family drama "When I Find the Ocean" (2006), writer-producer-director Tonya S. Holly's personalized tale ofan Alabamagirl who sets out on a journey of self-discovery after having spent her childhood yearning for her father, a sailor lost at sea years ago. Sheltered from the outside world by her heartbroken mother and grandparents, she leaves the comforts of home with only her dogby herside. In the veritable wilderness, the girl feels a pulltoward the sea, where she can finally say goodbye to her father. Diane Ladd, Lee Majors, Bernie Casey and Amy Redford star.
After her sailor father vanishes at sea, 12-year-old Lily (Lily Matland Holly) and her mother move to Alabama to live with her grandparents. Even though she is surrounded by loving family members, Lily remains haunted by her father's fate and makes a startling decision to travel to the sea on her own to seek answers. Heart-tugging family drama set in the 1960s co-stars Amy Redford, Lee Majors, and Diane Ladd. 104 min. Soundtrack: English; behind-the-scenes footage; featurette; theatrical trailer.