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La Piscine (1969)
"La piscine" (original title)

GP  -  Crime | Drama  -  August 1970 (USA)
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Delon, Schneider and Ronet are a love triangle that leads to disaster.

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Marianne
Maurice Ronet ...
Harry
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Pénélope
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L'inspecteur Lévêque
Steve Eckardt ...
Fred (as Steve Eckhardt)
Maddly Bamy ...
La mulâtre qui danse (as Madlybamy)
Suzie Jaspard ...
Emilie
Thierry Chabert ...
Un ami
Stéphanie Fugain ...
Une amie à la party
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Ruth Price ...
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Lovers Marianne and Jean-Paul spend their vacation in a villa near St.-Tropez. The main feature of the villa is a swimming pool, stage for most of the action. After a visit Marianne invites former lover Harry and his teenage daughter Penelope to stay. Tension between the grown-ups rises especially when Jean-Paul seduces Penelope. The consequences are deadly. Written by Peter Zunneberg <p.zunneberg@tip.nl>

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La Piscine  »

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In 2009, the clips from the film featuring Alain Delon (along with Michel Legrand's "Le Slow de La Piscine" from the movie's soundtrack) were used in Christian Dior's commercials for Eau Savage perfume. See more »

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The Swimming Pool
2 November 1999 | by (Budapest, Hungary) – See all my reviews

A writer and his girlfriend spend their virtually happy holiday in a villa on the French Riviera, but with the arrival of their old friend and his young daughter various psychological games begin.

Effective, if derivative psycho-drama of surface calm and overheated passions beneath, with echoes of "Plein Soleil", "Knife in the Water", etc. Good performances and generally skillful handling.


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