Swept from the Sea

Swept from the Sea (1998)

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1998-01-23
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 59 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 53min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Tapson Steel Films Productions
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director: Beeban Kidron
star 6.7/10
From 59 Ratings


The film tells the story of Russian emigree and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall and servant Amy Foster in the end of 19th century. When Yanko enters a farm sick and hungry after the shipwreck, everyone is afraid of him, except for Amy, who is very kind and helps him. Soon he becomes like a son for Dr. James Kennedy and romance between Yanko and Amy follows.

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  • Rachel Weisz

    as Amy Foster
  • Vincent Perez

    as Yanko
  • Ian McKellen

    as Dr. James Kennedy
  • Kathy Bates

    as Miss Swaffer
  • Joss Ackland

    as Mr. Swaffer
  • Tony Haygarth

    as Mr. Smith
  • Fiona Victory

    as Mrs. Smith
  • Tom Bell

    as Isaac Foster
  • Zoë Wanamaker

    as Mary Foster
  • William Scott-Masson

    as Mr. Wilcox
  • Eve Matheson

    as Mrs. Wilcox
  • Dave Hill

    as Jack Vincent
  • Roger Ashton-Griffiths

    as Canon Van Stone
  • Matthew Scurfield

  • Margery Withers

  • Janine Duvitski

  • Willie Ross

  • Janet Henfrey

  • Paul Whitby

  • Angela Morant

  • Sandra Huggett

  • Frédérique Feder

Writing Joseph Conrad Novel
Sound John Barry Original Music Composer
Editing Andrew Mondshein Editor
Editing Alex Mackie Editor
Directing Beeban Kidron Director
Production Beeban Kidron Producer
Writing Tim Willocks Screenplay
Production Tim Willocks Executive Producer
Production Charles Steel Producer
Production Polly Tapson Producer
Camera Dick Pope Director of Photography
Production Garth Thomas Executive Producer