Drama starring Peter Mullan as Frank, a hard-working 55 year-old, respected in his local community, but who suddenly finds himself without a job. For the first time in his life, Frank is without direction. When his friend Danny (Billy Boyd) jokes that on a clear day he could swim to France, an idea is planted in Frank's mind. Concealing his plans from his loving wife Joan (Brenda Blethyn) Frank determines to put his life back together by attempting the ultimate test of endurance - to swim the English Channel. In so doing he cements a broken relationship with his grown up son.
Directors Commentary, Interviews With Peter Mullan And Brenda Blethyn And Director Gaby Dellal
Release Date: 19 November 2007
Certificate: 12 - Suitable for Persons Aged 12 or Over
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Anamorphic Wide Screen
Sound: Dolby Digital
Running Time: 98 minutes
Production Year: 2005
Main Language: English
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