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Swimmer (2012)

A young man encounters many people while swimming in Britain.

Director:

Lynne Ramsay
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Won 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Tom Litten Tom Litten ... The Swimmer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Niall Burton Niall Burton ... Child Swimmer
Curtis Coker Curtis Coker ... Child Swimmer
Joshua Coleman Joshua Coleman ... Boy
Tony Heirs Tony Heirs ... Child Swimmer
Samuel Harry Hockday Samuel Harry Hockday ... Boy
Adam Holden Adam Holden ... Tramp
Kit Johnson Kit Johnson ... Boy
Charlie Likeman Charlie Likeman ... Child Swimmer
Caleb Powel Lindon-Emms Caleb Powel Lindon-Emms ... Boy
Gabriel Ronnie Lindon-Emms Gabriel Ronnie Lindon-Emms ... Boy
Joshua John Lindon-Emms Joshua John Lindon-Emms ... Boy
Carolina Main ... Girl on Bridge
Jasper Martin Jasper Martin ... Boy
Sophie McKeeman Sophie McKeeman ... Young Lover - Her
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Storyline

A young man swims across the rivers and lakes of Britain to a soundtrack of assorted nationalistic music. As he passes people on the banksides including children,lovers and a tramp their thoughts and conversations are also heard. Ultimately,after walking through a wood at night,the boy returns to the water and appears to sink below the surface. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Short

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Official Sites:

BBC Films [United Kingdom]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 June 2012 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Swimmer See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Warp Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

Features The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Theme from Lord Of The Flies
Composed by Raymond Leppard
Courtesy of Frank Music Corp. A Division of MPL Music Publishing, Inc (ASCAP) and Janus Films
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a dream
7 July 2018 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

...or a poem. disturbing, strange, seductive. for cultural references. landscapes. music. photography . and the feeling growing up scene by scene. a film of a travel. across waters. or memory. or time. short, a film who must see. not for a precise reason. but for a state. who could be. useful.


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