"Swimming Upstream" tells the compelling and inspirational true story of Tony Fingleton, a young man from a troubled family who found the inner strength to become a champion. Based on Anthony Fingleton's novel of the same name and set in 1950s Brisbane, Australia, Swimming Upstream stars Jesse Spencer as Tony, a young man who beats the odds to become a champion swimmer in spite of his overbearing, alcoholic father (Geoffrey Rush) and long-suffering but quietly... Full synopsis »
February 4, 2005 (Limited)
DVD Release Date
May 31, 2005 (Buy on Amazon)
Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material and a scene of sensuality
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