Swing Kids film Product Information
Swing Kids movie was released Sep 03, 2002 by the Buena Vista Home Entertainment studio. Barbara Hershey, Christian Bale, David Tom, Frank Whaley, Julia Stemberger, Robert Sean Leonard - Director: Thomas Carter
Swing Kids review Product Description
The paranoid fascism of Nazi Germany provides the backdrop for this story about Hamburg's youth and their love for restricted American music -- music often written and played by both Blacks and Jews.
Peter and Thomas, "swing kids" who listen to jazz even though it's illegal, get drawn into Nazi Youth. ...See Full Description
Swing Kids movie Customer Reviews
Swing Kids film i liked it... it makes u wanna get up & dance.... But u also learn alot about the Nazi & the Jews... It's also sad....
By Hotnyrican327 (Brooklyn,NY,USA)
||love big band music?|
Swing Kids review this is a must have movie if you love the big band sound. the acting is wonderful, as it gets into pre world war two era and and how the civilians really felt about what was happening to their country.
By nanalyda (twentynine palms, ca)
Swing Kids DVD for sale I first viewed this film on VHS, and found it very moving. Catergorized as a drama this film for me was one of "freedom of expression", in an era when such an act cost many their lives.
By grayj67 (Frankfurt, Germany)
||It was good!|
Swing Kids movie Many people have complained about the ending of this movie, but I think it fit in perfectly with the rest of it.
By hpearson83 (Cheyenne, WY)
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Swing Kids video Product Details
|CD Universe Part number||3439452|
|Studio||Buena Vista Home Entertainment|
|Release Date||Sep 03, 2002|
|Running Time||112 Minutes|
Swing Kids DVD Features
In 1939, Nazi Germany declares war on freedom and demands conformity from its youth. But a group calling themselves Swing Kids rebel with their "swing music" from America. When two of them dare to stand up against the powerful forces around them -- traditions will be broken and loyalties must be crossed! Robert Sean Leonard (DEAD POETS SOCIETY) and Christian Bale (SHAFT, AMERICAN PSYCHO) deliver gripping performances as two friends who must choose between their individual freedom or loyalty to the murderous Third Reich. Also featuring screen favorite Barbara Hershey (BEACHES, TIN MEN), SWING KIDS is an inspirational and powerful story about friendship -- and finding the courage to fight for what you believe in!
Source: Buena Vista Home Entertainment.
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