Swimming upstream

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Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2005].
Full screen.


General Note
Disc label and container states that the DVD is widescreen.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
General Note
Based on the book by Anthony Fingleton and Diane Fingleton.
General Note
Special features: Swimming upstream: The making of a champion featurette, deleted scenes, original theatrical trailer.
Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, Jesse Spencer, Tim Draxl, Deborah Kennedy, David Hoflin, Craig Horner, Brittany Byrner.
Based on the true story of Tony Fingleton, a young man from a troubled family. He lives In the shadow of an abusive father, but Tony finds the inner strength to become a swimming 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.
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MPAA rating: PG-13 for thematic material involving alcoholism and domestic abuse.
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DVD; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards, 2003, FCCA Award Best Editing (Marcus D'Arcy), Best screenplay adapted (Anthony Fingleton), Best supporting actor female (Judy Davis).


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Mulcahy, R., Fingleton, A., Rush, G., Spencer, J., Draxl, T., Kennedy, D., Hoflin, D., Horner, C., Byrnes, B., & Fingleton, D. (2005). Swimming upstream (Full screen.). MGM Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Russell Mulcahy et al.. 2005. Swimming Upstream. Santa Monica, CA: MGM Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Russell Mulcahy et al.. Swimming Upstream Santa Monica, CA: MGM Home Entertainment, 2005.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Mulcahy, Russell, et al. Swimming Upstream Full screen., MGM Home Entertainment, 2005.

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