College time love, resulting into a marriage with no feelings is the theme around which the plot of Swinging with Finkels revolves.
The film talks about a woman named Ellie and a man named Alvin, who are married now and are discussing their past. Ellie is from United States and meets Alvin at the University. They discuss small, trivial things, spend time together, fall in love and get married. They wanted to establish their relationship with love, but differences seeped in. The film suddenly takes a leap and we are now 10 years into their married life where nothing is going right. In the wake of making a strong professional life and settling well, they seem to have lost time for each other.
Even the love that they used to share had now ‘gone with the wind’. In order to breathe life into the failing relationship, the couple takes advice from their friends, Peter and Janet. What would be considered by many a felony in a relationship, not to mention an act against the social norms, the couple decides to ‘swing’ with another couple as they wanted to see if the lost feelings can be regained. The movie discusses ways that a couple can adopt when their relationship hits a darker lane. Is ‘swinging’ such a good idea?