This film was one of four commissioned in partnership between Film4, BBC Films, and the London Organizing Committee for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The BBC explains the film as:
“…a poetic journey through the waterways and coastline of the British Isles, following a lone swimmer through lakes, rivers and coves. The journey is framed by a soundtrack of seminal British music, combined with a sound tapestry of hydrophonic recordings and snippets of bankside conversations. The film aims to give a real feel for the diversity of landscape and people of Britain.”
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