News Story 1 300x199 - MetFilm’s Rob Brydon comedy SWIMMING WITH MEN to close 2018 Edinburgh Film Festival

Taking place between 20 June and 1 July 2018, Edinburgh Film Festival will host the UK premiere of British comedy Swimming With Men, which will be the festival’s Closing Gala film.

Directed by Oliver Parker (Dorian Grey), Swimming With Men stars Rob Brydon, Adeel Akhtar, Jim Carter, Rupert Graves, Daniel Mays, Charlotte Riley, Thomas Turgoose, Jane Horrocks, and Nathaniel Parker. After the film’s premiere on Sunday, 1 July, Swimming With Men will be

released via Vertigo Releasing on Sunday, 6 July.

The film follows Eric (Brydon), an accountant who joins an all-male synchronised swimming team in an attempt to combat a mid-life crisis. As they train together for the World Championships in Milan, the group provide Eric with friendship and a much-needed escape from his routine.

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