cinema: Nyad

Cinema: Nyad

Director: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi; Starring: Jodie Foster, Annette Bening, Rhys Ifans; Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport; Age: 12+; Time: 121 minutes

A remarkable true story of world-class athlete Diana Nyad. Three decades after giving up marathon swimming in exchange for a prominent career as a sports journalist, at the age of 60, Diana becomes obsessed with completing an epic swim that always eluded her: the 110 mile trek from Cuba to Florida, often referred to as the “Mount Everest” of swims. Diana goes on a thrilling, four-year journey with her best friend and coach Bonnie Stoll.