Deep End (1970)

Deep End (1970)

Released: 1970
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Genre, Romance
Director: Jerzy Skolimowski
Starring: Karl Michael Vogler, John Moulder-Brown, Jane Asher, ,
Run time: 92 min
IMDb: 7.2/10
Country: UK
Views: 158816


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.
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User Reviews: Deep End, along with The House That Screamed, has immortalized John Moulder-Brown in my memory. I saw Deep End but twice … once on its first release and a couple of years later in Copenhagen, but it is a unique movie which sticks in the memory and cannot be forgotten. With the advent of DVD, surely a company like Anchor Bay should resurrect this engrossing drama. Jane Asher is terrific. And former beauty Diana Dors is a hoot in her cameo appearance. Deep End remains three decades later one of my all-time favorite films.

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