Monday, March 26, 2012

The Swimsuit Issue

2008 - Foreign Film - Comedy


Inspired by such pick-yourself-up Britcoms as The Full Monty and Calendar Girls, this cute comedy deftly mixes slapstick with insights on such issues as gender rivalry, homophobia, and the unfashionability of middle-aged men. Unemployed, divorced, and estranged from his daughter, Frederik (Jonas Inde) is stuck in Loserville when a botched prank gives him the idea to mold his motley buddies into Sweden's only all-male synchronized-swimming team, with the World Cup finals in Berlin as the seemingly unattainable goal.

I really liked this movie. There is no deep meaning behind it, just a fun quirky movie if you are in the mood for a laugh. a definite..

"Watch this now!"