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Swimming Pool Reviews

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Sarah Wenk
Common Sense Media

Confusing thriller is absolutely NOT for kids.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 2/5

January 2, 2011
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

This is a very well directed with a good story, great characters, and involving engrossing performances from Charlotte Rampling and Ludivine Sagnier.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

April 29, 2009
Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer

Rampling and Ozon clearly enjoy working together. Rampling relishes psychologically complex roles. Ozon respects his leading ladies enough to give them challenges.

Full Review Source: Looking Closer | Original Score: B

September 7, 2007
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

Charlotte Rampling is engaging in this intriguing little whodunit that seems more intent on exposing internal paranoia than it does on real world murder.

Full Review Source: Cinema Sight | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 8, 2006
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

... sensual and enigmatic

Full Review Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | Original Score: A

January 29, 2005
Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total

Tiene que ver con eso de la ficción y de ser espectadores, y hasta qué punto creemos lo que se ve en la pantalla como una realidad y no como el antojo de un director de cine.

Full Review Source: Uruguay Total | Original Score: 3/5

October 26, 2004
Boyd van Hoeij
european-films.net

[An] interesting character study of the two women [portrayed].

Full Review Source: european-films.net

August 7, 2004
Martin Scribbs
Low IQ Canadian

Although copious amounts of French nudity constitutes, to some degree, its own reward, Swimming Pool is marred by stupor and a fake-as-Lee-Press-On-Nails coda.

July 14, 2004
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

As in Chabrol, the plot's not the thing: what drives Swimming Pool is the transformations that take place within its characters. Rampling is a pleasure.

Full Review Source: F5 (Wichita, KS) | Original Score: 3/5

July 7, 2004
Judith Egerton
Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)

The movie shimmers with sexual energy.

Full Review Source: Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY) | Original Score: 3.5/4

June 23, 2004
Matt Kelemen
Las Vegas CityLife

Ozon's first English-language film is a blend of fantasy and reality that is cleverly constructed and nearly seemless.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas CityLife

April 5, 2004
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

Stick around for the surprise finish; it's a good one, even if the rest of Swimming Pool stays close to the shallow end.

Full Review Source: Boulder Weekly

February 9, 2004
David Keyes
Cinemaphile.org

...provoking and stimulating to a fault, a movie that genuinely seems to care about its messages and the people it involves.

Full Review Source: Cinemaphile.org | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 27, 2004
Mark Robison
Reno Gazette-Journal

The twist ending is unsatisfying and the daughter's role underdeveloped (even if her body isn't).

| Original Score: B-

January 15, 2004
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

One wishes Orzon was less impressed with his cleverness, and had given some thought to how it would actually play for audiences.

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

January 2, 2004
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies

Is this a mystery thriller or a very slow comedy? Whatever it is, the two lead actresses make the task of finding out delectable.

Full Review Source: Window to the Movies | Original Score: 7/10

December 19, 2003
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Charlotte Rampling's superb performance and the film's artistic, enigmatic ending will haunt me for a long time to come.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

December 11, 2003
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire

Providing his two favorite actresses with departure roles that have a captivating culmination, Ozon's appreciation of their talents is completely contagious.

Full Review Source: SPLICEDWire | Original Score: 3/4

December 1, 2003
Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)

For a story about the boundlessness of the body and mind, it's told with an asphyxiating conservatism.

Full Review

November 22, 2003
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

A dazzling film that plays tricks with your mind.

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: A

November 19, 2003
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