Swing (2000)





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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 … More

Rating: R (for language)
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Nick Mead
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On DVD: Mar 21, 2000
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as Martin

as Sid

as Mighty Mac
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July 9, 2004
New York Post
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Toronto Star
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July 22, 2004
Hollywood Reporter
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Full Review… | July 7, 2004
Village Voice
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Stansfield, in a relaxed acting debut, delivers a performance as robust as her soulful vocals.

Full Review… | January 3, 2010

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