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‘Swimming with Men’ opens at Cinema Arts Theater Dec. 7

December 5, 2018

Beginning Dec. 7, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society’s Cinema Art Theater will present “Swimming with Men,” a high-spirited comedy about a group of middle-aged, less-than-perfect men who defy traditional gender norms and embrace their inner-synchronized swimmers.

His job is a drag, his wife may be cheating on him, and he’s not getting any younger. Accountant Eric (Rob Brydon) is simply treading water when he discovers a newfound sense of purpose thanks to an unexpected source: a group of similarly stuck-in-a-rut guys who have found camaraderie and self-worth through synchronized swimming. Sure, they may be a bit paunchy, but they’re determined to prove they have what it takes to be a whirling, twirling, scissor-kicking aquatic dream team. And they’ve set their sights on the ultimate prize: the world championship. Showcasing the sharp wit of The Trip series’ Rob Brydon, “Swimming with Men” is a big-hearted, delightfully offbeat ode to answering a calling, no matter where one is in life.

Screening times are 7 p.m., Friday, Dec 7; 4:45 p.m., Saturday, Dec 8; 4 p.m., Wednesday, Dec 12; and 4 p.m., Thursday, Dec 13. Admission is $8 for members and $11 for future members. Customers are encouraged to purchase tickets online. If seats are available, tickets can be purchased at the theater, starting 30 minutes prior to each screening.

For more information on this series, other events, or to become a member, go to www.rehobothfilm.com, or call 302-645-9095.