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Swimming Pool Movie Review Summary

Actors: Charlotte Rampling, Ludivine Sagnier, Charles Dance

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An uptight English female crime novelist uses her editors summer house in France to write her latest book in peace. Her quiet retreat is soon turned upside down by the appearance of the editor's beautiful and wild French daughter, whose sexual exploits at first disgust and then intrigue the writer. The tension builds between these two seemingly different women, resulting in tragic circumstances.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Gerard F Weber




Sarah Morton is a popular writer of mystery novels. She begins to feel that her inspiration is lost, so her publisher/friend, John, sends her to his beautiful, secluded summer home in France, hoping that the peace and quiet he offers will stimulate her to write. Instead, after only a few days at the mansion, Sarah is joined by Julie, John's promiscuous teenage daughter. Julie influences Sarah's writing, and Sarah begins to enter Julie's world of sex, murder, and intrigue. The film features a shocking and unsettling surprise ending.
The review of this Movie prepared by Judy Berman



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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   boatload of casual sex without love Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   writer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK    -   France Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths    -   explicit references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   touching of personal anatomy    -   seeing full frontal--women Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing    -   A lot of foul language

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