Swimming Upstream

Based on the autobiographical novel by Australian swimmer Tony Fingleton and directed by Russell Mulcahy, this '50s-era inspirational story of surviving family dysfunction is oddly soft given that alcoholism, poverty and the poisonous legacy of child abuse figure so prominently. The second of five children born to seething Brisbane dockworker Harold Fingleton...read more

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  • Released: 2003
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Based on the autobiographical novel by Australian swimmer Tony Fingleton and directed by Russell Mulcahy, this '50s-era inspirational story of surviving family dysfunction is oddly soft given that alcoholism, poverty and the poisonous legacy of child abuse… (more)

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