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The Swimmer

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John Cheever's "misery in suburbia" short stories, brief and to the point, have always proven excellent TV fodder. Director [[Performer~P106165~Frank Perry's~frankperry]] 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, [[Performer~P98588~Burt Lancaster~burtlancaster]] plays a wealthy, middle-aged advertising man, embarked on a long and...more

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