Swimming Pool Reviews

February 27, 2007
August 8, 2003
Ozon simultaneously manages to make his film lazily sexual and crisply suspenseful.
Top Critic
August 6, 2003
Two parts psychological thriller and one part pretentious French art-house head-scratcher that leaves you mumbling, 'Duh.'
July 21, 2003
Swimming Pool offers something few other movies this summer can match: A dreamy, intoxicating sensuality.
July 19, 2003
The story occasionally wanders, but Swimming Pool is definitely worth a dip.
July 16, 2003
A delectable and daring psychological drama.
July 11, 2003
Think of it as a box of chocolates, with Sagnier being the chocolate-covered cherry. And you know the problem with chocolates: They're great to eat but they offer no nourishment whatsoever, and afterwards you feel guilty for the indulgence.
July 11, 2003
Shimmering with eroticism and simmering with the tension of unfamiliarity - we never know, right up to the flourish of its end, quite where this film is going.
July 11, 2003
Rampling and Sagnier are very good in roles that demand very different things of them, and Ozon's mix of peril and playfulness make for a seductive cinematic diversion.
July 11, 2003
Offers an inside-out twist on TV's Murder She Wrote.