The Swimmers

The Swimmers

Title : The Swimmers
Release : 2022 2022-11-23T17:04:11Z
Rating : 7.6 10 5522
Language : English, Arabic
Runtime : 134
Genre : Biography,Drama,Sport
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Description

Sisters Yusra and Sarah Mardini fled their home country of Syria in 2015 when their house was destroyed during the civil war. They journeyed to Lebanon and then onto Turkey where they arranged to be smuggled into Greece on a dinghy. However, the refugees were in the middle of the Aegean Sea when the engine of the overcrowded dinghy cut out and the pair, plus two others who could swim, were responsible for saving the lives of those on board. Just a year after their harrowing experience Yusra competed in two swimming events at the Rio Olympics as part of the Refugee Olympic team.

Director By:
Sally El Hosaini
Writer By:

Sally El Hosaini, Jack Thorne

Actors By:
Matthias Schweighöfer , Ali Suliman , James Krishna Floyd