SWING to Open in Los Angeles and New York City|
The new independent film SWING is set to open in Los Angeles on June 18, 2004 at the Laemmle's Music Hall theater in Beverly Hills. The New York City release will be held July 9, 2004 at the Village East Cinemas.
The movie, directed by Martin Guigui, is a dance and music-filled story of Anthony Verdi (Innis Casey), a young man caught between his dream of being a full-time musician and the conventional life of his security-minded father (Tom Skerritt) and long-time fiancÚ (Dahlia Waingort).
The film also features appearances by Nell Carter [in her final performance] and Jacqueline Bisset. Neo-swing bands Jellyroll, and Kim Venaas and The Black Tie Jazz Orchestra also make appearances.
Shot in San Francisco and Oakland, SWING, with its positive message about the true source of happiness, exciting swing dance sequences, and an eclectic mix of musical styles, resonates with both the young and the young-at-heart.
More information can be found on the film's official web site at:
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