Release date1992 Based onthe novel by Tessa Duder WriterKen Catran, Tessa Duder (book) Music directorTodd Hunter, Johanna Pigott CastLauren Jackson (Alex Archer), Josh Picker (Andy), Chris Haywood (Mr. Jack), Cathy Godbold (Maggie Benton), Elizabeth Hawthorne (Mrs. Benton), Bruce Phillips (Mr. Archer) Similar moviesWhite Lies (2013), The Insatiable Moon (2010), The Whole of the Moon (1997), Broken English (1996), Bonjour Timothy (1995)
TaglineAlex has to great loves. To win one, she must lose the other.
Sam clover and alex films corporation 1992 1994
Alex is a 1992 Australian-New Zealand film based on a popular young adult novel by Tessa Duder. This drama-sport film was never released theatrically in Australia, but shown in some foreign territories and went straight to video.
A young headstrong New Zealand woman's (Lauren Jackson) quest against the setbacks, intense rivalry and personal tragedy to win selection for the 1960 Rome Olympic Games in the women's 100m freestyle.