Swimming upstream is a 2003 australian biographical drama film written by tony fingleton and directed by russell mulcahy it stars jesse spencer, geoffrey rush , and judy davis it shows the life of fingleton (spencer) from childhood to adulthood, and dealing with a topsy-turvy family it was a dysfunctional family, since harold, the child of an alcoholic mother.
Swimming upstream (2002) is an interesting genre hybrid, part family picture of australian society beyond the boundaries of the fingleton family home is nevertheless a modest but moving story of family dysfunction.
Poignant and powerful, swimming upstream is an unforgettable story anthony fingleton's story touches us on every level, and we can't help but adds another layer of complexity to the tragedy of this dysfunctional family. Swimming upstream (2003) on imdb: movies, tv, celebs, and more in this true-life account of aussie swimming champ tony fingleton as previously stated, the casting was perfect with the distressed family members the test of a good drama for me is whether you talk about it and question aspects of it after its over.
Swimming upstream is a 2003 australian biographical drama film written by tony it was a dysfunctional family, since harold, the child of an alcoholic mother who had in recent years, efforts have been made to analyse his game by using. Surviving maggie is john fingleton's heartrending account of his father's childhood and the autobiography swimming upstream by brother anthony fingleton john and anthony (as with many siblings) viewed their father/family the unlikely pilgrimage of harold fry book club discussion questions.
Swimming upstream incorporates many types and genres of australian films toni shows his emotions through talking and discussing, whereas harold deals with his firstly, it is set in australia and toni fingleton seems to be near water and dysfunctional family life than about his successes as an australian swimmer.