An advanced screening of 'Storm Boy' was held at the Victa Theatre for the Investigator College community

STAR: Edward Boehm ahead of the advance screening of the film Storm Boy, in which he plays the young version of the titular role. Photo: Supplied.
STAR: Edward Boehm ahead of the advance screening of the film Storm Boy, in which he plays the young version of the titular role. Photo: Supplied.

Families of the Investigator College community where treated to an advance screening of the remake of the Australian cinematic icon ‘Storm Boy’ at the Victa Theatre last Thursday. 

Year 1 student Edward Boehm stars at the young version of Mike “Storm Boy” Kingley, and enjoyed the evening with his family and friends by his side. 

The evening saw $187 raised for the 4Ocean organisation which cleans up global coastlines and provides education on marine life.

The school acknowledged the business who kindly donated raffle prizes, Chit Chat Newsagency, Naillin’ Beauty, Renee Newman Remedial Massage and the Boehm family. 

The school thanked Victor Harbor’s junior school wellbeing team leader, Melissa Belton, for organising this event. 

Based on the novel by Colin Thiele, the remake of the of the 1976 classic film will be released in mid-January.

Scenes for the film were filmed on location around South Australia, including Goolwa, Port Elliot and the Coorong. 

During the filming of the remake Edward worked alongside Australian actors Jai Courtney, who plays the role of Storm Boy’s father and Geoffrey Rush, who plays adult Storm Boy, as well as emerging actor Finn Little, who plays the titular role of Storm Boy.