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Swimming upstream

Author: Judy Davis; Geoffrey Rush
Publisher: [Australia] : Columbioa TriStar Home Entertainment [distributor], 2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : VHS tape : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Swimming Upstream is the true story of one such swimming champion from the late 5︣0s and early 6︣0s, Anthony (Tony) Fingleton. Watching a father dismiss his child and openly wish the child had never been born is tough, tougher still for that poor child. It is hard to understand even when that child is a deadbeat and a loser, but when the child is not only loving but also gifted, the abuse is criminal.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Anthony Fingleton; Anthony Fingleton
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Judy Davis; Geoffrey Rush
OCLC Number: 156063597
Notes: Rated M.
Region 4 DVD. Colour recording system: PAL.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2002.
English language track.
Includes interactive menus and scene access.
Based on the book by Anthony Fingleton and Diane Fingleton.
Cast: Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, Jesse Spencer and Tim Draxl.
Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: produced by Howard Baldwin, Karen Baldwin, Paul Pompian and Andrew Mason ; screenplay by Andrew Fingleton ; directed by Russell Mulcahy.

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Swimming Upstream is the true story of one such swimming champion from the late 5︣0s and early 6︣0s, Anthony (Tony) Fingleton. Watching a father dismiss his child and openly wish the child had never been born is tough, tougher still for that poor child. It is hard to understand even when that child is a deadbeat and a loser, but when the child is not only loving but also gifted, the abuse is criminal.

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