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When 16-year-old Danny Kelly wins a scholarship to an elite boys school, it brings him one step closer to his dream – winning gold at the Olympics. Under the charge of respected Coach Frank Torma and friendship/rivalry with teammate Martin Taylor, Danny is soon on track to Australia’s youngest swimming champion, the beloved ‘Barracuda’. But with all of Australia watching can ‘Barracuda’ live up to their expectations and realize his dream?

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Cast & Crew & Production Details

Director
Robert Connolly
Writers
Belinda Chayko  Blake Ayshford
Producer
Amanda Higgs  Tony Ayres
Dir. of Photography
Stefan Duscio
Cast
Elias Anton - Matt Nable - Rachel Griffiths - Benjamin Kindon - Victoria Haralabidou - Jeremy Lindsay Taylor - Tilda Cobham-Hervey - Andrew Creer - Rhys Mitchell - Joe Kloeck
Production Completion
2016
Genre
Drama
Production Company
Matchbox Productions Pty Ltd  Barracuda Productions Pty Ltd

Screen Australia Supported

  • Production support

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • TV Week Logie Awards
    (2017)
  • AWGIE Awards
    (2016)

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