Swing Movie Review 1998

Information and Film Reviews for Swing the Movie

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Martin Luxford (Speer) is out on parole, having learned to play the sax in the slammer from his cellmate Jack (Clemons, who does the sax solos). So he decides to put together a neo-'40s swing band in Liverpool with his sultry ex-girlfriend, singer Joan (Stansfield), who's now married to jealous cop, Andy (McCall). Martin has to recruit musicians, get them gigs, and manage to avoid getting into trouble that could land him back in jail (and win back Joan). It's an amusing "let's put on a show" Brit style.


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Available on VHS
Running time 98 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Musical Comedy, Jazz & Blues
Nick Mead
Hugo Speer, Lisa Stansfield, Tom Bell, Rita Tushingham, Paul Usher, Alexei Sayle, Danny McCall, Clarence Clemons, James Hicks, Scot Williams, Tom Georgeson
Ian Wilson
Nick Mead

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