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Swing is the story of working-class friends who escape their bleak Liverpool lives to launch a swing band. Martin (Hugo Speer) spends two years in jail for his brother. When he gets out, he is handed two years of unopened love letters and a piece of advice: get a job or end up back in jail. Nothing much has changed back home during his absence. His sax-playing cell-mate Jack is the only sage person to guide him. Martin decides to start his own band. He recruits bassist Buddy, a skirt-chasing football star and drummer, and Oi, an ex-skinhead. The brass section is made up of barflies who owe his… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Stansfield, in a relaxed acting debut, delivers a performance as robust as her soulful vocals."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"Incompetent, overlong, pointless, and the only film I've seen that thinks a keyboard is a brass instrument"
‑ Ian Waldron-Mantgani, UK Critic
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