Swing Kids (1993)

THOMAS CARTER

Bil’s rating (out of 5):   BB

USA, 1993.  Hollywood Pictures, Touchwood Pacific Partners 1.  Screenplay by .  Cinematography by .  Produced by , .  Music by .  Production Design by .  Costume Design by .  Film Editing by .  

Two teenage Berlin boys (, ) are obsessed with swing music and have a great time whooping it up until the increasing power of the Nazi party puts their friendship to the test. Leonard doesn’t believe in getting involved in dirty politics, while Bale decides that joining Hitler’s youth program is where the adventure is at. Some great musical sequences, but the villains are silly and the characters flat. Features supporting performances by  and .

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