Swimming Upstream (2005) - Rotten Tomatoes

Swimming Upstream (2005)





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Coming-of-age tale of a promising Rhode Island teen (Matt Czuchry) coping with a personal tragedy and the difficulties of living with an alcoholic father (Michael Moriarty) and the memory of his late mother. Written and directed by Robert J. Emery. Based on Don Robertson's novel, "The Greatest Thing That Almost Happened."

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Ben Savage
as Teddy Benevides
Matt Czuchry
as Morris Bird III
Kelly Rutherford
as Sandra Bird
Michael Moriarty
as Morris Bird II
Elisabeth Harnois
as Julie Sutton
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Management of tone is everything in tales this sentimental, and Swimming Upstream is ploddingly obvious and mawkish -- all desultory domestic scenes and bad monologues.

October 5, 2004 | Rating: D- | Full Review…

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