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The Swimming Pool (La Piscine) Reviews

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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.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Peter Bradshaw
September 29, 2011
A tour de force of sexual longing and controlled suspense.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Lisa Williams
Electric Sheep
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.
Tom Dawson
Total Film
September 21, 2011
An intriguing forerunner to François Ozon's Swimming Pool, it's languidly paced and elegantly lensed, though its prize asset is Delon/ Schneider's sexual sizzle.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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