• Director-Screenwriter

    Adam Kalderon

  • Producers

    Mika Kalderon, Naama Pyritz

  • With

    Omer Perelman Striks, Asaf Jonas, Nadia Kucher

  • Israel 2021. 83min.

  • Language

    Hebrew. With English subtitles

  • UK Distribution Peccadillo Pictures

Having earned himself a coveted spot at an elite training camp, talented swimmer Erez finds himself thrust into an unforgiving world of sporting rivalry, battling against his peers for a place on the Israeli Olympic swimming team. Erez is single-minded in his athletic ambition, until he meets handsome fellow swimmer Nevo, with whom he forms an undeniable connection. But this ultra-competitive environment does not tolerate such distractions and Erez is soon warned by his exacting coach to stay away from Nevo – something Erez comes to understand is impossible. A thrilling blend of sports movie and love story, Adam Kalderon’s stylish coming-of-age tale is fraught with heady drama and smouldering sexual tension – not to mention a healthy dose of men in speedos, if that happens to be your thing.

Michael Blyth

We are pleased to announce an additional screening of this title. Tickets on sale Thu 10 Mar to BFI Patrons, Champions and Members from 11:30 and on general sale from 12:30.

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