10 January 2018 | senditherethanks
Funny and insteresting
I started off a little sceptical but this film drew me in and I couldn't help but root these men on as they attempted to work together to produce something worth watching. The different men focusses on provided at range of different personalitites and life situation.
Early on, one of the men describes synchronised swimming as being like being in a rock band and by the end of the film I could see what he meant. They work together, in close physical quarters, often arguing along the way, to achieve their creative vision.
The structure of the documentary, gearing up towards a big competition, is tried and tested, but it really works and the result is revealed a little differently to what you often see.
Incidentally, there is a fantastic line from one of the swimmers that I won't spoil in response to a stupid comment from an interviewer about how synchronised swimming is "for homosexuals".
I would love to know if the team is still going.