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EAN-135035822083738   EAN-13 barcode 5035822083738
Product NameThe Swimmer [Region 2]
LanguageEnglish
CategoryElectronics / Photography: A/V Media: Movie / TV
Web Link
Amazon.comA Buy on Amazon ~ B00008YNHD
Price New6.52 US Dollars    (curriencies)
Price Used5.59 US Dollars    (curriencies)
RatingPG - Parental Guidance Suggested
IMDbIMDb Link
Run Time95 minutes
Aspect Ratio1.85:1
CastBurt Lancaster, Janet Landgard, Janice Rule, Marge Champion, Tony Bickley
DirectorFrank Perry, Sydney Pollack
GenreRomance
Run Time95 minutes
Weight11 hundredths pounds    (convert)
BindingDvd
Release Year1968
FormatPAL
Run Time95 minutes
FeaturesThe Swimmer
Long DescriptionUnited Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: it WILL NOT play on standard US DVD player. You need multi-region PAL/NTSC DVD player to view it in USA/Canada: LANGUAGES: English ( Mono ), German ( Mono ), Italian ( Mono ), Spanish ( Mono ), Arabic ( Subtitles ), Czech ( Subtitles ), Danish ( Subtitles ), Dutch ( Subtitles ), English ( Subtitles ), Finnish ( Subtitles ), French ( Subtitles ), German ( Subtitles ), Greek ( Subtitles ), Hebrew ( Subtitles ), Hindi ( Subtitles ), Hungarian ( Subtitles ), Icelandic ( Subtitles ), Italian ( Subtitles ), Norwegian ( Subtitles ), Polish ( Subtitles ), Spanish ( Subtitles ), Swedish ( Subtitles ), Turkish ( Subtitles ), ANAMORPHIC WIDESCREEN (1.85:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: Anamorphic Widescreen, Interactive Menu, Trailer(s), SYNOPSIS: John Cheever's 'misery in suburbia' short stories, brief and to the point, have always proven excellent TV fodder. Director Frank Perry's The Swimmer, adapted for the screen by Perry's wife Eleanor, is a rare, and for the most part successful, attempt at offering a Cheever story in feature-length form. Dressed only in swimming trunks throughout the film, Burt Lancaster plays a wealthy, middle-aged advertising man, embarked on a long and revelatory journey through suburban Connecticut. Lancaster slowly makes his way to his split-level home by travelling from house to house, and from swimming pool to swimming pool. At each stop, Lancaster comes face to face with an incident in his past. Informing Kim Hunter that he once harbored a secret love for her, Lancaster is mildly upset by Hunter's indifference. Elderly Cornelia Otis Skinner is incensed at Lancaster's intrusion in her backyard and orders him to leave. At the next home, Lancaster tries to seduce the nubile Janet Landgard, who'd once baby-sat for his daughters, but she regards him as a silly old man. And so it goes: as each subsequent suburbanite peels of...The Swimmer
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