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Swimming Upstream

2003 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

BiographyDramaSport

The true story of Tony Fingleton, a young man from a troubled family who found the inner strength to become a champion. Always overshadowed in his father's eyes by his brothers, it is only when Tony displays an extraordinary swimming talent that he feels he has a shot at winning his father's heart. Written by Crusader Entertainment Swimming Upstream is a 2003 English-language Biography Drama movie featuring Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, Jesse Spencer, Tim Draxl, Deborah Kennedy, David Hoflin and Sonja Zanger. The movie is based on Swimming Upstream by Tony Fingleton Diane Fingleton. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was the production house involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Howard Baldwin, Karen Elise Baldwin and Paul Pompian. The movie is directed by Russell Mulcahy. MGM Distribution Co. acquired the distribution rights for the film. Swimming Upstream was released on 27th February 2003 and takes a screen time of 114 minutes. The motion picture made a box office gross of $0 million. The screenplay for the movie was written by Tony Fingleton. Cinematography was done by Martin McGrath and editing by Marcus D'Arcy. The music was composed by Reinhold Heil along with Johnny Klimek.
deliberateunwillingimportantsentimentalexcellent
  • Jini Score
    63%
  • Critics Score
    65%
  • Rating
    7.1/10
  • Box Office
    $ 0 Million
  • Jini Score
    63%
  • Critics Score
    65%
  • Rating
    7.1/10
  • Box Office
    $ 0 Million
deliberateunwillingimportantsentimentalexcellent
The true story of Tony Fingleton, a young man from a troubled family who found the inner strength to become a champion. Always overshadowed in his father's eyes by his brothers, it is only when Tony displays an extraordinary swimming talent that he feels he has a shot at winning his father's heart. Written by Crusader Entertainment Swimming Upstream is a 2003 English-language Biography Drama movie featuring Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, Jesse Spencer, Tim Draxl, Deborah Kennedy, David Hoflin and Sonja Zanger. The movie is based on Swimming Upstream by Tony Fingleton Diane Fingleton. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was the production house involved in the project along with executive producer(s) Howard Baldwin, Karen Elise Baldwin and Paul Pompian. The movie is directed by Russell Mulcahy. MGM Distribution Co. acquired the distribution rights for the film. Swimming Upstream was released on 27th February 2003 and takes a screen time of 114 minutes. The motion picture made a box office gross of $0 million. The screenplay for the movie was written by Tony Fingleton. Cinematography was done by Martin McGrath and editing by Marcus D'Arcy. The music was composed by Reinhold Heil along with Johnny Klimek.
Awards for Swimming Upstream
  • IF Awards
    0 WON
    9 NOMINATIONS
  • Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards
    0 WON
    7 NOMINATIONS
  • Australian Film Institute
    0 WON
    5 NOMINATIONS
  • Australian Cinematographers Society
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS
  • Prism Awards
    0 WON
    1 NOMINATIONS