|aSwimming upstream|cCrusader Entertainment presents a film by Russell Mulcahy ; produced by Howard Baldwin, Karen Baldwin, Paul Pompian ; screenplay by Anthony Fingleton ; directed by Russell Mulcahy. |h[videorecording] /
|aTaipei :|bZhong Yi,|c
|a1 videodisc (114 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aOriginally released as a motion picture in 2003.
|aBased on the book by Anthony Fingleton, Diane Fingleton.
|aSpecial features: 'Swimming upstream': the making of a champion; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer.
|aDirector of photography, Martin McGrath ; editor, Marcus D'Arcy ; music, Johnny Klimek, Reinhold Heil ; costume designer, Angus Strathie ; production designer, Roger Ford.
|aGeoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, Jesse Spencer, Tim Draxl, Deborah Kennedy, David Hoflin, Craig Horner, Brittany Byrner.
|aBased 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 extraordingary swimming talent that he feels he has a shot at winning his father's heart.
|aMPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic material involving alcoholism and domestic abuse.
|aDVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
|aFilm Critics Circle of Australia Awards, 2003: FCCA Award Best Editing (Marcus D'Arcy); Best Screenplay - Adapted (Anthony Fingleton); Best Supporting Actor - Female (Judy Davis).