YOUNG WOMAN AND THE SEA – Review by Diane Carson

Young Woman and the Sea profiles the great Trudy Ederle. Based on an inspirational true story, Norwegian director Joachim Rønning’s Young Woman and the Sea chronicles American swimmer Trudy Ederle who, in 1926, became the first woman to swim the twenty-one mile English Channel from Cape Gris-Nez, France, to Kingsdown, Kent. Based on Glenn Stout’s book, the story begins in 1914 New York with the General Slocum steamship fire.

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