Vindication Swim 


The inspirational story of swimmer Mercedes Gleitze, who, having battled the waters of the English Channel and the patriarchal society of 1927, is forced into a fight to retain her record as the first English woman to swim the Channel.


Elliott Hasler


Elliott Hasler (screenplay)

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Updated: 9 August 2019
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Credited cast, sorted by IMDb STARmeter:
Michael Cronin Michael Cronin ... Steamship Captain
Justin Hayward ... Leonard Clay
John Locke ... Harold Best
Kirsten Callaghan ... Mercedes Gleitze
Anthony Arundell Anthony Arundell ... Chairman
Owen Oldroyd Owen Oldroyd ... Manager
Matthew Wyn Davies ... Corentin Charboneau
Jamie Cranfield Jamie Cranfield ... Barman / Police Officer
James Wingate ... Oarsman
Tim Loughton Tim Loughton ... William Joynson-Hicks
Tim Secrett ... CSA Panel Member
Sam Bullen ... P.J. Templeton
John Tolputt John Tolputt ... Sir Arthur Coleridge
Nick Roche Nick Roche ... Jaques Charboneau
Mike Skinner Mike Skinner ... Doctor


From the UK's Youngest Film Director, Elliott Hasler ("the next Spielberg"), comes the inspirational true story of the first English woman to swim the Channel. Swimmer Mercedes Gleitze fights, along with her troubled coach Harold Best, to overcome both the cold waters of the English Channel and the patriarchal society of 1920s England. However, after a rival comes forward claiming to have accomplished the same feat, Gleitze is forced to battle against the Channel Swimming Association in order to retain her record and her legacy. Written by Relsah Productions

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