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The Swimmer (1968)

TP 05/15/1968 (US) Drama 1h 35m
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Well-off ad man Ned Merrill is visiting a friend when he notices the abundance of backyard pools that populate their upscale suburb. Ned suddenly decides that he'd like to travel the eight miles back to his own home by simply swimming across every pool in town. Soon, Ned's journey becomes harrowing; at each house, he is somehow confronted with a reminder of his romantic, domestic and economic failures.

  1. Frank Perry


  2. Eleanor Perry


  3. John Cheever


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  1. Burt Lancaster

    Burt Lancaster

    Ned Merrill

  2. Janet Landgard

    Janet Landgard

    Julie Ann Hooper

  3. Janice Rule

    Janice Rule

    Shirley Abbott

  4. Tony Bickley

    Tony Bickley

    Donald Westerhazy

  5. Marge Champion

    Marge Champion

    Peggy Forsburgh

  6. Nancy Cushman

    Mrs. Halloran

  7. Bill Fiore

    Howie Hunsacker

  8. Rose Gregorio

    Rose Gregorio

    Sylvia Finney

  9. David Garfield

    David Garfield

    Ticket Seller

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Original Language English

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