It held its US premiere on 21 March 2013 at the Gasparilla Film Festival in Florida. As of November 2013 it has been accepted in competition by more than 20 international film festivals, including the Hollywood Film Festival, the New York City Horror Film Festival and the New Orleans Film Festival. On 19 November 2013 it was released worldwide on the iTunes Store.
Perth, Western Australia. Shark attacks 10 year-old boy leaving a scar that will never heal.
After being attacked by a shark, 10-year-old Sam struggles to swim as he used to. Harassed by a local bully hes forced to face his fears for the very last time.
Tommaso Puccini as Sam
Daniel Wilkins as Jay
Adam T Perkins as Carl
Olivia Charlotte as Alice
Finleigh Dignam as Ellie
Luca Wilkins as Dale
Shae Kelly as Video Store Guy
The Swimmer was shot in various locations of the Perth metropolitan area, which include Dianella, Mount Lawley, the Melville Aquatic Centre and Coogee Beach.