The Swimming Pool (La Piscine) Reviews

June 28, 2019
A perfect couple in all senses of the term, and it is something that can be appreciated in all the scenes they are together. [Full Review in Spanish]
December 1, 2018
La Piscine's calculated approach and lengthy runtime may become an insurmountable hindrance for many viewers... Yet, it's the calm and calculated way in which these events unfold which belies the true horror of this tale of murder and distrust.
October 5, 2011
A sexy but slow-moving slice of Sixties style that merits more attention than its been given on this side of the Channel. Its hardly an overlooked classic, though.
September 30, 2011
Like the swimming pool focal point of the film, things on the surface may look bright and inviting but deeper down there is something altogether more chilling.
September 29, 2011
A tour de force of sexual longing and controlled suspense.
September 29, 2011
Deray does a deft job in capturing the hedonism and abandon of the period, where good looks and chic clothes conceal dark feelings that lurk beneath the surface, helped by a toe-tapping soundtrack by Michel Legrand.
September 21, 2011
An intriguing forerunner to Franois Ozon's Swimming Pool, it's languidly paced and elegantly lensed, though its prize asset is Delon/ Schneider's sexual sizzle.