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Swimming Upstream

114 minutes 2003 7.0

Tony Fingleton grows up in a dysfunctional family in 1950s Brisbane, with an unemployed and alcoholic father who pushes his children to the limit. Tony is a brilliant swimmer, but in his father's eyes he cannot measure up to his brothers Harold Jr. and John. But despite the harsh circumstances, Tony does not lose hope of winning his father's love - and maybe even an Olympic gold medal.

The film is not playable outside of Norway
Category: Feature Film
Genre: Biography, drama
Actors: Geoffrey Rush, Judie Davis, Jesse Spencer, Judy Davis
Director: Russell Mulcahy, Russel Mulcahy
Producer: Howard Baldwin, Karen Elise Baldwin, Paul Pumpian
Script: Anthony Fingleton
Country: Australia, USA
Language: English