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2009 Rated NR 1hr 45m

When authorities forbid young Kurdish refugee Bilal (Firat Ayverdi) from crossing the English Channel to reunite with his girlfriend in England, the 17-year-old resolves to swim to his love -- and finds an unlikely ally in the form of swim instructor Simon (Vincent Lindon). Facing an inevitable divorce from his wife (Audrey Dana), the middle-aged teacher takes the resolute youth under his wing in this stirring, beautifully acted French drama.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, Arabic: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; cast and crew information; trailer; short film.