Neddy Merrill has been away for most of the Summer. He reappears at a friend's pool. As they talk, someone notices that there are pools spanning the entire valley. He decided to jog from pool to pool to swim across the whole valley. As he stops in each pool his interactions tell his life story.
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Burt Lancaster hits the screen with a bolt of personal drama as "The Swimmer"
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Did You Know?
In the second shot of Ned pounding on the door of the empty house, the film is being run backwards - it's the same shot as before the interior of the house is seen through the broken window. See more
Where have you been keeping yourself?
Oh, here and there. Here and there.
Referenced in The Story of the Swimmer