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The Swimmer (1968) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Sydney Pollack and Frank Perry and produced by Frank Perry and Roger Lewis.

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THE SWIMMER (1968)

By Terry on May 27, 2018 From Stardust and Shadows

All I can say is? wow? after this one with Burt Lancaster take risks? as a performer? and for story content.? ? THE SWIMMER (1968)? Directed by Frank Perry? is? a? stylish? journey of? Man: in this case? Ned Merrill (Burt Lancaster) to ‘swim home” in his neighbor’s pools which are ... Read full article


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Ned Merrill: You loved it. You loved it. We *both* loved it. *You loved it!*


Betty Graham: Oh, why can't we travel more?
Howard Graham: What for? We've got everything we want right here at home.


Ned Merrill: You're the captain of your soul. That's what counts. Know what I mean?


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Janice Rule was a last-minute replacement for Barbara Loden.
The film was an allegory for the failure of the American Dream.
Frank Perry did not finish directing this film because of creative differences.
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