The Swimmers Movie (2022):
The Swimmers is a Hollywood biographical sports drama film directed by Sally El Hosaini from a screenplay that she co-wrote with Jack Thorne. The film stars Nathalie Issa, Manal Issa, Ahmed Malek, Matthias Schweighöfer, Ali Suliman, Kinda Alloush, James Krishna Floyd and Elmi Rashid Elmi.
In April 2021, was announced that Manal Issa and Nathalie Issa have been cast to play real-life sisters Yusra and Sarah Mardini in The Swimmers for Working Title Films and Netflix. Principal photography was suspended five days before commencing due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Production began in April 2021 and was shot in the United Kingdom, Belgium, and Turkey.
The Swimmers was released in select cinemas on November 11, 2022, It was shown at the evening gala of the Marrakesh International Film Festival on November 18, 2022, before its streaming release on November 23, 2022, by Netflix.
The Swimmers Movie Information:
|Movie Name||The Swimmers|
|Release Dates||September 8, 2022 (TIFF)|
November 11, 2022 (United Kingdom/United States)
November 23, 2022 (Netflix)
|Running Time||2h 14m|
James Krishna Floyd
|Directed by||Sally El Hosaini|
|Written by||Sally El Hosaini|
|Produced by||Eric Fellner|
|Cinematography by||Christopher Ross|
|Edited by||Iain Kitching|
|Music by||Steven Price|
|Production Company||Working Title Films|
|Box Office Collection||N/A|
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The Swimmers Movie Storyline (Plot/Synopsis):
From war-torn Syria to the 2016 Rio Olympics, two young sisters embark on a harrowing journey as refugees, putting both their hearts and champion swimming skills to heroic use. Based on a true story.
The Swimmers Movie Cast and Characters:
- Nathalie Issa as Yusra Mardini
- Manal Issa as Sara Mardini
- Ahmed Malek as Nizar
- Matthias Schweighöfer as Sven
- James Krishna Floyd as Emad
- Ali Suliman as Ezzat Mardini
- Kinda Alloush as Mervat Mardini
- Elmi Rashid Elmi as Bilal