Against The Tides (12A)Genre: Documentary
Author(s): Stefan Stuckert
Director: Stefan Stuckert
Release Date: 17/05/2019 (selected cinemas)
Running Time: 88mins
For extreme swimmers, the Oceans Seven is the ultimate test of fortitude, challenging athletes to complete the seven most dangerous open water channel swims. Marathon swimmer Beth French attempts to become the first person to complete Oceans Seven within one calendar year. The documentary follows her on this dramatic journey through icy waters festooned with sharks and jellyfish, matching French stroke for stroke as she attempts to tame the elements for up to 20 hours at a time.