And Then We Swam

Ben Finney

And Then We Swam

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And Then We Swam is the true story of two friends who set out to cross the Indian Ocean in a second-hand boat, having never rowed before in their lives.  Some adventures are so well planned that nothing is left to chance.  But as they lost sight of land, James Adair and Ben Stenning took a step into the unknown. Rowing in shifts, around the clock, they learned to cope with solitude, pain and fear on a stuttering voyage of 3,500 miles.

After 116 gruelling days, agonisingly close to land, disaster struck.  And then, they swam - for their lives.

   
And Then We Swam
And Then We Swam
And Then We Swam

Winner of several festival awards including Best Film – Exploration & Adventure at the 2014 Banff Mountain Film Festival:

a film about true adventure – the voyage of a Ship of Fools where the outcome, and even life or death, was unknown right down to the last possible minute. With complete irreverence and a total disregard for their own well-being, these two hugely likable characters proved that there is true greatness inside all of us, if we can just find the courage to go find it.

Mark Synnott

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    2017-03-06