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Swallow (2003)

Lacking the grades and money for college, a Florida high school senior takes assignment as a cocaine mule.

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Frank E. Flowers
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Cast

Credited cast:
Joe Reegan ... Kyle
Chaka Forman ... Tyrus
Nicholle Ginette Nicholle Ginette ... Agent Philly
Persephone Apostolou ... Amy
Joel Polis ... Agent Miller
Merriana Henriq ... Miss Brown
Matthew Virtue Matthew Virtue ... The Jamaican
Daenya McDonald ... West Indian Girl
Randy Becker Randy Becker ... Guidance Counselor
James Giordano ... SAT Proctor (as Jim Giordano)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Verton R. Banks ... Kyle's Classmate
Lydia Castro ... Island Girl (as Lydia Dakota)
Michael Contrastano Michael Contrastano ... Agent
Doug Sinclair Doug Sinclair ... Supporting
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Lacking the grades and money for college, a Florida high school senior takes assignment as a cocaine mule.

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The courier is the package.

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Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 2004 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$70,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Before "Maria", there was Swallow
1 August 2006 | by davel92122See all my reviews

Fresh out of USC film school, Frank E. Flowers stuffs the dirt of drug smuggling right under your fingernails. Drawing from personal acquaintances and a childhood in the Cayman Islands - and long before "Maria Full of Grace" hit the big screen, SWALLOW takes you on a teen's ride of his life. Think "Risky Business" meets "Scarface" and you're almost ready for this film. An Official Selection to Sundance, this fast-paced tale of deception drags a high school senior through the heady highs and lows of the life of a drug mule. The seduction is inevitable, the betrayal is a fore-gone conclusion - with twists everywhere. The fastest 24 minutes of your life - and always on the edge of your seat as you fight your gag reflex. That's what SWALLOW will do for you.


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