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by Sally El Hosaini


A story of the miraculous journey made by swimming sisters Yusra and Sarah Mardini who fled as refugees from war-torn Syria all the way to the 2016 Rio Olympics.

international title: The Swimmers
original title: The Swimmers
country: United Kingdom, United States
year: 2022
genre: fiction
directed by: Sally El Hosaini
film run: 134'
screenplay: Jack Thorne, Sally El Hosaini
cast: Matthias Schweighöfer, Ali Suliman, James Krishna Floyd, Carlotta De Gregori, Ahmed Malek, Manal Issa, Alfredo Tavares, Dritan Kastrati, Roderick Hill, Daniel Eghan
cinematography by: Christopher Ross
film editing: Iain Kitching
art director: Patrick Rolfe
costumes designer: Molly Emma Rowe
music: Steven Price
producer: Tim Bevan, Tim Cole, Eric Fellner, Ali Jaafar
executive producer: Tilly Coulson, Stephen Daldry, Katherine Pomfret
line producer: Jeremy Burnage, Zeynep Santiroglu
production: Working Title Films
distributor: Netflix

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