The story of a close-knit group of young kids in Nazi Germany who listen to banned swing music from the US. Soon dancing and fun leads to more difficult choices as the Nazis begin tightening the grip on Germany. Each member of the group is forced to face some tough choices about right, wrong, and survival. Written by
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They fought for the freedom that bound them together.
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Did You Know?
Christian Bale and Kenneth Branagh first worked together in the latter's production of Henry V, in which the "dead" Bale is carried over Branagh's shoulder during a long tracking shot. See more
At the end of the film, when Willy is running after Peter and stops, there is clearly nothing at Willy's feet. Later, after being told "Swing Heil", he grabs an umbrella on a wet poster at his feet that clearly wasn't there before. See more
Herr Knopp, Gestapo
How I envy the young. For them everything is so clear. Things seem to be either one way or another. It is only with a little age that you begin to see life as a series of compromises. But even in compromising one must draw a line.
SWINGTIME IN THE ROCKIES
Written by James Mundy and Benny Goodman
Performed by Benny Goodman
Courtesy of the RCA Records Label of BMG Music See more