WHO’S IN IT?
Rob Brydon (The Huntsman: Winter’s War), Rupert Graves (V for Vendetta), Adeel Akhtar (The Big Sick), Jim Carter (Shakespeare in Love), Jane Horrocks (Little Voice), Thomas Turgoose (This Is England), Daniel Mays (Byzantium), Charlotte Riley (In The Heart Of The Sea), Nathaniel Parker (Stardust)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Oliver Parker (Dad’s Army), director; Aschlin Ditta (Scenes of a Sexual Nature), writer; Stewart Le Marechal (The Infidel), Anna Mohr-Pietsch (film debut) and Maggie Monteith (Double Date), producers; Charlie Mole (An Ideal Husband), composer; David Raedeker (My Brother The Devil), cinematographer; Liana Del Giudice (film debut), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Mild-mannered accountant Eric (Brydon) is desperate to win back his wife Heather (Horrocks), and finds an unlikely way to do so: by joining a local male synchronised swimming team. As he dives into his training, Eric develops a surprising comradery with his fellow swimmers as they train for the world championships in Milan…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Described as The Full Monty in Speedos, Swimming With Men is an uproarious and ultimately heartwarming film about brotherhood and finding self-confidence… which in this case happens to involve making patterns in the water with other male swimmers.