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The Atlantic Swimmers

Die Atlantikschwimmer

Directed by Herbert Achternbusch
West Germany, 1976


The two bored friends Heinz and Herbert agree to swim the Atlantic together to win a prize. Herbert, a swim instructor, teaches Heinz, a postman, how to swim. They meet another swim-instructor who just looks like Herbert’s dead mother, and Alois, the fisherman, who is into producing toilet-paper.

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The Atlantic Swimmers Directed by Herbert Achternbusch

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