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Swing Shift
Directed by:
Jonathan Demme

Starring Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Christine Lahti, Fred Ward, Ed Harris and Sudie Bond, "Swing Shift" (also known as "Swing Shift - Liebe auf Zeit", "Tempo di swing") is a Drama film directed by Jonathan Demme, released on April 13 of 1984 in the USA.

When America marched off to war the women marched into the factory. From then on...nothing was the same.

Who directed "Swing Shift":

Swing Shift was directed by Jonathan Demme, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before Swing Shift, Jonathan Demme had directed Melvin and Howard, released in 1980, Last Embrace (1979), Fighting Mad (1976), Crazy Mama (1975). Since, he directed Something Wild, released in 1986, Swimming to Cambodia (1987), The Silence of the Lambs (1991), Philadelphia (1993), Beloved (1998), and The Manchurian Candidate (2004).

When was "Swing Shift" released:

Swing Shift was first released in the United States on Friday, April 13, 1984. Other films released on Friday, April 13, 1984 are Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (dir. Joseph Zito), Iceman (dir. Fred Schepisi), Suburbia (dir. Penelope Spheeris), and Privates on Parade (dir. Michael Blakemore). This was thirty-five (35) years ago.

It has been released on October, 1985 in the United Kingdom.

Who is at the casting of "Swing Shift":

At the casting of Swing Shift we find Goldie Hawn, previously seen in Best Friends (1982) and Seems Like Old Times (1980); Kurt Russell (Silkwood (1983), The Thing (1982)); Christine Lahti (Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981), Ladies and Gentlemen, the Fabulous Stains (1981)) [ more... ]

  • Kurt Russell, Fred Ward and Sudie Bond also worked together in Silkwood, released in 1983.
  • Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell also worked together in Overboard, released in 1987.
  • Stephen Tobolowsky and Charles Napier can both be seen in The Grifters, released in 1990.

What is the Storyline of "Swing Shift":

During the Second World War, Kay Walsh (Goldie Hawn) is a woman who has been assigned to work in an armaments factory in California while her husband Jack (Ed Harris), a Leading Seaman, is overseas in naval service.

Lonely and vulnerable, Kay falls for the charms of another man, a musician named Lucky (Kurt Russell), and befriends her embittered neighbor Hazel (Christine Lahti), a former singer. The three of them enjoy their time together until Kay's husband comes home and realizes what has [...]

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