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Deep End (1970)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  1971 (UK)
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15-year-old Mike takes a job at the local swimming baths, where he becomes obsessed with an attractive young woman, Susan, who works there as an attendant. Although Susan has a fiancé, Mike... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Susan
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Michael 'Mike' (as John Moulder Brown)
Karl Michael Vogler ...
Swimming instructor
Christopher Sandford ...
Chris - fiance
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Mike's 1. lady client
Louise Martini ...
Beata 'Lovely Continental' - prostitute
Erica Beer ...
Baths cashier
Anita Lochner ...
Kathy
Anne-Marie Kuster ...
Nightclub receptionist (as Annemarie Kuster)
Cheryl Hall ...
Hot Dog Girl
Christine Paul-Podlasky ...
White Clouth Girl (as Christina Paul)
Dieter Eppler ...
Stoker
Karl Ludwig Lindt ...
Baths manager
Eduard Linkers ...
Cinema Owner
Will Danin ...
Younger Policeman
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Storyline

15-year-old Mike takes a job at the local swimming baths, where he becomes obsessed with an attractive young woman, Susan, who works there as an attendant. Although Susan has a fiancé, Mike does his best to sabotage the relationship, to the extent of stalking both her and her fiancé. Mike becomes increasingly desperate to have Susan for himself, with tragic results. Written by alfiehitchie

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If you can't have the real thing-- you do all kinds of unreal things.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Trivia

The Sex Worker who has her leg in a plaster cast is dubbed by Diana Dors. See more »

Quotes

Michael 'Mike': I love her.
Cinema Owner: You perverted little monster.
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Connections

References Carry on Again Doctor (1969) See more »

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Mother Sky
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Music by Irmin Schmidt
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A young bath attendant develops a passion for his young female colleague.
11 December 2003 | by (Oxford, England) – See all my reviews

Fifteen-year-old Mike (John Moulder-Brown) has just left school and starts a new job as a Public Baths attendant, under the wing of Susan (Jane Asher) - a streetwise twenty-something female attendant. Susan knows how to please the clients and advises Mike accordingly. A typical encounter is when he substitutes for Susan in tending to a female client (Diana Dors) who forces her attentions upon him. He quickly develops a crush on Susan that soon becomes an obsession as he stalks her around town. Jealous of anyone else who gives her attention, he is particularly incensed at her casual affair with his former sports teacher. In an attempt to promote himself, Mike hijacks a school cross-country run in the park. Observed by Susan, they engage in a playful tussle where she loses the diamond from her engagement ring in the snow. Gathering the snow, they return to the empty baths to find the diamond by melting the snow. In an unguarded moment, Mike attempts to seduce Susan but cannot follow through. His jealousy and exclusive desire reaches new proportions...


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