About

Neddy Merrill has been away for most of the summer. He reappears at a friend's pool. As they talk, someone notices that there are pools spanning the entire valley. He decided to jog from pool to pool to swim the whole valley. As he stops in each pool his interactions tell his life story.

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Directed by

Frank Perry

Written by

Eleanor Perry (Writer)
John Cheever (Story)

Runtime

95 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

When you talk about "The Swimmer" will you talk about yourself?

Cast

Keywords

neighbor swimming pool pool party swimmer based on short story connecticut

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Lists

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