The Swimmer (1968)

M/PG   |    |  Drama

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A man spends a summer day swimming as many pools as he can all over a quiet suburban town.




  • Burt Lancaster and Nancy Cushman in The Swimmer (1968)
  • Burt Lancaster and Diana Muldaur in The Swimmer (1968)
  • Burt Lancaster and Janet Landgard in The Swimmer (1968)
  • Burt Lancaster and Janet Landgard in The Swimmer (1968)
  • Janet Landgard in The Swimmer (1968)
  • Janet Landgard in The Swimmer (1968)

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12 October 1999 | RNMorton
| Absolutely unique
This movie is not for everyone, but everyone I know who's seen it admits that it's one-of-a-kind. Burt Lancaster is flat-out powerful in the lead, as the man who decides one day to swim his way through his neighbors' pools to his home. As he makes his way pool by pool we learn more and more about Burt's real character. A kaleidoscopic study of how we see ourselves, versus how others see us. One of my favorites, please give this movie a shot.

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