Swimmers
Swimmers (2005)

Coming-of-age tale focusing on a precocious 11-year-old girl who sustains an ear injury requiring surgery her fisherman father cannot afford. Tara Devon Gallagher, Cherry Jones, Robert Knott, Shawn Hatosy, Sarah Paulson. Written and… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: May 22, 2007
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83%
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76%


Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steven Winn
San Francisco Chronicle

Well-observed but self-consciously studied family drama.

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Willie Waffle
WaffleMovies.com

an emotional movie that draws you in with its heart and ambition, even if the storytelling and dialogue need some help.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Practices a writerly movie poetry, which -- at its best -- is delicately elegiac.

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Daniel Wible
Film Threat

If you're a lover of the finest in film acting and potent drama, Swimmers is one of those 'smaller' films you won't want to miss.

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Todd McCarthy
Variety

Eventually drowns from dramatic inertia.

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Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
Leigh Ryan
Fantastic and beautiful. Paulson was excellent in this role.
Mark Abell
In spite of some continuity issues and a story that seemed rushed and a bit disjointed, especially in the early going, I found myself drawn into this family… More