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1 hr. 21 min.

Plot Summary
In 1970s New York, clothing-optional nightclub Plato's Retreat becomes a haven for swingers and individuals who cared to indulge in public sexual excess.


Directors: Jon Hart , Matthew Kaufman

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

American Swing (2008)

Release Date: March 27th, 2009|1 hr. 21 min.

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critic reviews (9)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Directors Jon Hart and Matthew Kaufman don’t delve deeply enough into the psyche of club founder Larry Levenson or the culture he exploited. But they do present an entertaining snapshot of his brief reign as New York’s self-appointed King of Swing. show more

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Often engrossing and humorous. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Doesn't have a particularly well-defined point of view, but it is a succinct, entertaining and valuable record of a time that in some ways now seems as remote as the Roaring '20s. show more

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