|Bianca the filmmaker|
Through the Eye of the Eldest
follows Brielle on a journey|
of growth and achievement. As a nationally ranked backstroker
Brielle grapples with living up to the responsibility of her talent
and the pressure of being a Jim Ellis protege. Brielle also faces pressure from
her family and peers as they eagerly await her college decision for the
Fall of 2002.
The youngest of four daughters, Brielle was always an individual.
"I've grown up swimming, I can't remember a time when I didn't swim. I just followed in my sisters footsteps, we all swam. I look up to my sisters a lot..."
"I want to swim...fast, I just don't like all of the attention...
"Sometimes I wish that I wasn't so fast, then Jim would leave me alone,