• Released
  • June 18, 2004
  • 1 hr 10 min
  • Music/Performing Arts
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Swing Synopsis
Romance and dreams reach from Birmingham to Harlem to Broadway.
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Film Threat

By Merle Bertrand
There's just something maddeningly upbeat about this film's shameless hokiness. Combine that with the film's colorful art and wardrobe...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Swing does have the advantage of boasting a fair amount of genuine onscreen talent.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Well-intentioned but frequently inert.
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50

Los Angeles Times

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All surface shine with little substance.
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40

L.A. Weekly

By Hazel-Dawn Dumpert
If there's any reason to watch this otherwise inept romance, it's to witness the late Nell Carter nail a Louis Jordan tune, and to see...
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40

The New York Times

By Dave Kehr
A sweet, sincere labor of love that just isn't very good.
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38

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
As much as I love swing, all I got out of Martin Guigui's murky, incomprehensible grade B romantic fantasy was a few twitches of nostalgia...
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30

Village Voice

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Repeatedly assuring us that its titular subject is really "a metaphor for life," Swing attempts unsuccessfully to liven up a tired scenario...
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25

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Wastes some veteran performers in a slight, silly musical fantasy with two left feet.
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