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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When you talk about "The Swimmer" will you talk about yourself?
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Did You Know?
The source short story by John Cheever
that has a length of just a dozen pages was written from a manuscript of notes that totaled 150 pages. See more
At the Biswangers, when he is pushed, Ned's positioning in the close-up does not match the other shots. See more
Where have you been keeping yourself?
Oh, here and there. Here and there.
Referenced in La Controfigura