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Director:
Writers:
Jean-Claude Carrière (adaptation)
Jacques Deray (adaptation)
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Release Date:
August 1970 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
The most dangerous love-game ever played. See more »
Plot:
Delon, Schneider and Ronet are a love triangle that leads to disaster. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Not flawless but still a classic See more (19 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Alain Delon ... Jean-Paul

Romy Schneider ... Marianne
Maurice Ronet ... Harry

Jane Birkin ... Pénélope

Paul Crauchet ... 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
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ruth Price ... Singer

Directed by
Jacques Deray 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jean-Claude Carrière  adaptation and dialogue
Jacques Deray  adaptation and dialogue
Alain Page  story (as Jean-Emmanuel Conil)

Produced by
Gérard Beytout .... producer
 
Original Music by
Michel Legrand 
 
Cinematography by
Jean-Jacques Tarbès 
 
Film Editing by
Paul Cayatte 
 
Production Design by
Paul Laffargue 
 
Costume Design by
André Courrèges 
 
Makeup Department
Mariel Bernard .... hair stylist
Fernande Hugi .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jean Mylonas .... assistant director
Michele Sennet .... assistant director
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Claude Bourgoin .... assistant camera
Jean Chiabaut .... camera operator
Jean-Jaques Tarbes .... camera operator
 
Music Department
Unart .... lyrics
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"La piscine" - Italy (original title)
"The Swimming Pool" - USA
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Runtime:
120 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
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Trivia:
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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Referenced in Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (2010)See more »
Soundtrack:
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37 out of 42 people found the following review useful.
Not flawless but still a classic, 30 May 2002
Author: trakl from Hamburg, Germany

This film about surface and inner passion (derangement, fear, etc...obviously symbolized by the pool) is a pleasure, mostly through the performances of Alain Delon and Romy Schneider. Most of the plot lies under the surface and there are many scenes where one must read between the lines to understand where everything will lead to. Okay, the film could have been a bit shorter, but the actors in my opinion really make up for it. We've seen everything now in the movies - but still, the opening sequence is one of the hottest scenes ever filmed. I cannot explain, see it yourself.

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