Swimmer, The (Blu-ray + DVD Combo)

CAV   (1968) / Region A
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Swimmer, The (Blu-ray + DVD Combo)

Grindhouse Releasing is proud to present the ultimate late-60s studio-produced cult film, The Swimmer. In his finest performance, Burt Lancaster stars as Ned Merrill, a man who confronts his destiny by swimming home, pool by pool, through the suburban nightmare of upper-class East Coast society. Based on the acclaimed short story by John Cheever, and directed by Frank Perry (Diary Of A Mad Housewife, Mommie Dearest), The Swimmer is a film like no other, a feature-length Twilight Zone episode by way of The New Yorker.

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  • Length
  • Rating NR
  • Released:
  • Added Jan 24 2014
  • Production Year 1968
  • Empire SKU 1687497
  • UPC Code 797679001024
  • Studio  CAV
  • Packaging HD
  • Number of Discs 1
  • Disc SS-DL
  • Subtitles English, French and Spanish

Features

Spectacular New Digital Restoration Created From 4K Scans For Optimal Picture Quality
Over 2 1/2 Hours Of Documentary Featurettes By Oscar Winner Chris Innis (The Hurt Locker) Featuring In-Depth Interviews With Stars Janet Landgard, Joan Rivers And Marge Champion, Composer Marvin Hamlisch, Film Editor Sidney Katz, Assistant Directors Michael Hertzberg And Ted Zachary, UCLA Olympic Swim Coach Bob Horn, And Joanna Lancaster
The Original New Yorker Short Story Read By Author John Cheever
Liner Notes By Legendary Director Stuart Gordon (Re-Animated)
Rare Production Stills From The Lost Alternate Scenes
Extensive Still Galleries, Trailers, And TV Spots

Audio/Video

  • Audio
    English Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Video
    Widescreen 1.85:1 Color

Cast

Production

  • Frank Perry
  • Roger Lewis

Director


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