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THE SWIMMERS Available on Netflix Tomorrow

  DIRECTED BY  Sally El Hosaini PRODUCED BY  Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Tim Cole, Ali Jaafar WRITTEN BY   Jack Thorne and Sally El Hosaini STARRING Nathalie Issa (Yusra), Manal Issa (Sara), Matthias SchweighΓΆfer (Sven), Ahmed Malek (Nizar), James Krishna Floyd (Emad), Nahel Tzegai (Shada) and Kinda Alloush (Mervat) with Ali Suliman (Ezzat) Based on a true story, THE SWIMMERS follows the journey from war-torn Syria to the 2016 Rio Olympics. Two young sisters embark on a harrowing journey as refugees, putting both their hearts and champion swimming skills to heroic use.