Swimming Upstream


In some ways an aquatic Billy Elliot, and also based on a true story from Australia in the 1950s. Our hero is a young boy, seeking approval from his alcoholic father. His father prefers his two brothers, but when our hero displays a remarkable talent for swimming, his dad begins to take notice. He went on to the Olympics.


113 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Violence) .
Drama, On the Art Circuit

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Credits

Cast
Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, Jesse Spencer, Tim Draxl, David Hoflin, Craig Horner
Director
Russell Mulcahy
ScreenplayAnthony Fingleton, Diane Fingleton
MusicReinhold Heil, Johnny Klimek
CinematographyMartin McGrath
Sound formatsDTS
Made in2003
Produced byCrusader Entertainment LLC





Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus
Theresa Smith
15
The Star
Billy Suter
18
Die Burger
Gabriël Botma
5
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
15

What the People say

Internet
48 Netizens
11

Average .. 64%

13




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