The Swimmer 1968
Amazon Instant Video
|Director||Frank Perry, Sydney Pollack|
|Starring||Burt Lancaster, Janet Landgard|
|Supporting actors||Janice Rule, Tony Bickley, Marge Champion, Nancy Cushman, Bill Fiore, David Garfield, Kim Hunter, Rose Gregorio, Charles Drake, Bernie Hamilton, House Jameson, Jimmy Joyce, Michael Kearney, Richard McMurray, Jan Miner, Diana Muldaur, Keri Oleson, Joan Rivers|
|MPAA rating||PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)|
|Captions and subtitles||English Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
The film becomes a powerful allegory about disillusionment and tragedy, without being the least heavy-handed about it.
It is through these visits, on his way home, that Lancaster's character, values,and how life's fates have treated him are revealed.
See it for yourself in order to understand why the majority of people that have reviewed this film think so highly of it!
I was told this was a good film to express American materialism. I am uncertain. No story occurs here only a sad broken man. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Dhahar Medegia
Love this movie! Very good DVD. I love movies filmed in the 60's and I remember seeing them at @ 10 when they first came out.Published 2 months ago by Sue E. Barron
Great drama, in my opinion, staring Burt Lancaster (with Joan Rivers having a small, great appearance) as a man who appears in his neighbors backyard one hot summer day dressed... Read morePublished 3 months ago by perry ander
Regarding a review somewhere by JTFRIDAY2000, NO, I do NOT believe that Ned [Lancaster] had remorse for his jilted ex lover "Shirley"... Read more
I had waited to see this film for years, but wasn't willing to shell out upwards of $30 for a copy. Fortunately, Netflix recently added it to its collection. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Larry Benjamin
this is one of the best films ever made -- suspenseful, erotically-charged, poignantly funny and a little disturbing with an ending to die for. Read morePublished 8 months ago by tito shaw
Viewing a film made in 1968 nowadays may give the viewer a sense of dated or no longer relevant. This film does not, except certain montage sequences and music. Read morePublished 9 months ago by B. Ying