Swept from the Sea1997

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Swept from the Sea
Directed by:
Beeban Kidron

Released in the USA on January 23 of 1998, "Swept from the Sea" (also known as "Amy Foster", "Straniero che venne dal mare, Lo", "Amy Foster - Im Meer der Gefühle") is a Drama/Romance film directed by Beeban Kidron . Rachel Weisz is starring, alongside Vincent Perez, Ian McKellen, Kathy Bates, Joss Ackland and Tony Haygarth.

In the heart of an outcast he found his destiny. In the passion of an outsider she found her home.

Who is the director of "Swept from the Sea":

Swept from the Sea was directed by Beeban Kidron, a British director, and producer.

Before making Swept from the Sea, Beeban Kidron had directed To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar, released in 1995, Used People (1992). Since, he directed Hippie Hippie Shake, released in 2008.

What was the release date of "Swept from the Sea":

Swept from the Sea was initially released on Friday, January 23, 1998, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, January 23, 1998 are Digging to China (dir. Timothy Hutton), The Gingerbread Man (dir. Robert Altman), Phantoms (dir. Joe Chappelle), and Spice World (dir. Bob Spiers). This was twenty-one (21) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, May 08, 1998 in the United Kingdom; Tuesday, September 09, 1997 in Canada; Wednesday, June 10, 1998 in France; Thursday, May 07, 1998 in Australia; Friday, May 15, 1998 in Italy and on Saturday, June 26, 1999 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Swept from the Sea":

At the casting of Swept from the Sea we find Rachel Weisz, previously seen in Bent (1997) and Going All the Way (1997); Vincent Perez (The Crow: City of Angels (1996), Al di là delle nuvole (1995)); Ian McKellen (Bent (1997), Restoration (1995)) [ more... ]

  • Janine Duvitski and Rachel Weisz can also be seen in About a Boy, released in 2002.
  • Kathy Bates and Rachel Weisz also worked together in Fred Claus, released in 2007.
  • Rachel Weisz and Ian McKellen also appeared in The Colossus, released in 2008.
  • Janet Henfrey and Willie Ross can be seen in The Cook the Thief His Wife & Her Lover, released in 1989.

What is the Storyline of "Swept from the Sea":

Yanko Góral (Vincent Perez), a Ukrainian peasant, is swept ashore on the coast of Cornwall, England, after his emigrant ship sinks on its way to America in 1888. The bodies of his fellow passengers wash ashore and are soon buried in a mass grave. Yanko makes his way to the Swaffer farm, where his dishevelled appearance frightens the family. Amy Foster (Rachel Weisz), however, is not frightened by the stranger. Amy is a loner who visits her parents, Mary and Isaac Foster, every Sunday, despite receiving [...]

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