Despite having dreams of being a world record breaststroker since he was a child, Canadian Victor Davis came out of virtual obscurity to win the silver medal in the 100 meter breaststroke ... See full summary »

Director:

Jerry Ciccoritti

Writer:

Mark Lutz
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Lutz ... Victor Davis
Ron Lea ... Cliff Barry
Peter MacNeill ... Mel Davis
Polly Shannon ... Donna Clavel
Sasha Roiz ... Alex Baumann
Chris Owens ... Dave Stubbs
Lynne Cormack Lynne Cormack ... Adair Hanna
Debra McCabe ... Leona Heyens (as Debra Lynne McCabe)
R.D. Reid R.D. Reid ... Dr. Schaman
Adam MacDonald ... Dave Kolisnik
Jef Mallory Jef Mallory ... Greg Davis
Amy Lalonde ... Jennifer Watt
Linda Prystawska Linda Prystawska ... Susan Barry
Devin Delorme Devin Delorme ... Young Victor
Glen Oomen Glen Oomen ... John Moffett
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Despite having dreams of being a world record breaststroker since he was a child, Canadian Victor Davis came out of virtual obscurity to win the silver medal in the 100 meter breaststroke and shattering the long standing world record on his way to the gold medal in the 200 meter breaststroke at the 1982 World Swimming Championships. There, Victor and his coach, Cliff Barry, predict Victor will break world records en route to gold medals in these two races at the 1984 Summer Olympics. Victor's public bravado and hot temperedness, both extensions of his hyperactivity, irk his competitors, exasperate Cliff and sometimes place him at odds with the public and the media, both Canadian and international. From 1982, Victor has some spectacular swimming heartaches, some equally as spectacular swimming moments, and some potentially career-ending moments related to medical and legal issues all leading up to and at the 1984 Olympic Games. Through it all, he is supported by Cliff, his equally as ... Written by Huggo

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His Name. His Mission.

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Biography | Drama | Sport

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Un coeur d'athlète See more »

Filming Locations:

Brampton, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Back and Forwards
5 August 2018 | by RedPlumSee all my reviews

Movie goes forward and backward the whole time, stupid to follow. Lot of the stuff is continuously repeated.


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