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The Big Bad Swim -- A group of Connecticut locals enroll in an adult-education beginner's swim class.

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Life is about keeping your head above water.
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A group of Connecticut locals enroll in an adult-education beginner's swim class. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Paget Brewster ... Amy Pierson

Jeff Branson ... Noah Owens

Jess Weixler ... Jordan Gallagher

Raviv Ullman ... Hunter McCarthy (as Ricky Ullman)
Avi Setton ... David Gallagher

Todd Susman ... Martin Webber

Kevin Porter Young ... Carl
Darla Hill ... Joanna Webber

Terria Joseph ... Norah

Liza Lapira ... Paula
Crystal Bock ... Mary Beth
Emma Adele Galvin ... Jaime (as Emma Galvin)
Judy Cole ... Rosy
Ostaro ... Efram

Michael Mosley ... Shawn

Matt Servitto ... Principal Miwaski
Grant Aleksander ... Paul Pierson

Joanna Adler ... Dr. Gaskill (as Joanna P. Adler)
Elizabeth N. Hart ... Elyse
Richard Sheridan Willis ... Jim Douglas

Tori Davis ... Diane

Tim Hayes ... Scott

Tamar Kummel ... Donna Boyd
Franca Vercelloni ... Waitress
Kip Hashagen ... Kenny
Scott Winters ... Gambler #1

Christopher Larkin ... Cashier
Danielle Simone ... Camp Counselor
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joe Dolan ... Bar patron
Alexander Fagan ... Teenager

Kasie Fagan ... Bounce House Girl

Charles Karel ... Israeli Gambler

Christine Perkins ... Julia

Allegra De Vita ... Student (uncredited)

Paul T. Gosselin ... Waiter (uncredited)
Zoe Hartman ... Swim Student (uncredited)
Amy LaBossiere ... Blackjack dealer, bar patron (uncredited)

Kathleen O'Neil ... Blackjack Dealer (uncredited)

Directed by
Ishai Setton 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Daniel Schechter 

Produced by
Adam Gaines .... associate producer
Lani Ireland .... associate producer
Ryan Kampe .... co-producer
Christina Mathena .... line producer
Heather Merriken .... associate producer
Elana Pianko .... co-producer
David Raymond .... executive producer
Daniel Schechter .... executive producer
Ishai Setton .... producer
Chandra Simon .... producer
Emily Ting .... associate producer
Sylvain Tron .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Chad Kelly 
 
Cinematography by
Josh Silfen 
 
Film Editing by
Ian B. Wile 
 
Casting by
Kelli Lerner 
 
Production Design by
Valerie Green 
 
Costume Design by
Cara Liedlich 
 
Makeup Department
Audie Metcalf .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Robert J. Lyons .... post-production manager
Nicholas Watson .... production manager
Andy Williams .... post-production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kella Kokkinos .... second assistant director
Tony Phillippe .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Jen Cone .... assistant art director
 
Sound Department
Shaun Brennan .... foley artist
Dustin Cook .... sound editor
Tammy Douglas .... sound mixer
Guillermo Pena-Tapia .... boom operator
Brian Scibinico .... sound re-recording mixer
Brian Scibinico .... supervising sound editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Joe Belschner .... best boy grip
Tim Duff .... grip
Rebecca Heller .... camera intern
T.J. Hellmuth .... key grip
Wesley Hodges .... second assistant camera
Adam Lukens .... electric swing
Richard P. Ulivella .... chief lighting technician
Casey Wooden .... additional best boy electric
Casey Wooden .... additional best boy grip
Michael Yetter .... best boy electric
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lisa Hennessy .... co-wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Robert Lovejoy .... digital film colorist
Robert Pyle .... post-production engineer
John-Michael Trojan .... post-production coordinator
Mark Wawrzenski .... editorial assistant
Andy Williams .... digital intermediate producer
 
Other crew
Olenka Denysenko .... script supervisor
Tim Duff .... assistant office manager
Janet Falcon .... senior datacine operator
Jonathan Gray .... production counsel
Thomas Evan Jones .... conforming fire editor
Steven Slater .... key production assistant
Angela Trevino .... production coordinator
Matt Wolford .... datacine operator
Patrick M. Wood .... production assistant
 
Thanks
Jeffrey Abramson .... special thanks
Adam Der Aris .... special thanks
Tamar Kummel .... thanks
Ryan Piotrowicz .... special thanks
Elizabeth Turk .... special thanks
Adrian Wattenmaker .... special thanks
 

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96 min
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17 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Check it when it comes to your area., 16 September 2006
Author: Michael Kuell from United States

I had the good fortune of screening this movie as part of the Tribeca Film Fest and it was an absolute pleasure. A great combination of comedy and drama, served up without any of the pretense that can be so inherit in first feature outings. This did not feel like a low-budget first feature.

Big Bad Swim has a lot going for it: A polished but still still indie look and feel, a tremendous cast and strong performances. I found the story to be just the right balance of complex and accessible. It had characters that you can immediately relate to and more importantly care about.

I highly recommend checking out this flick!

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