Essential Cinema: Paper Moon & The Swimmer

Upcoming selections in the Northwest Film Center’s Essential Cinema series. Director Frank Perry’s 1968 riff on a John Cheever short story, the weird and wonderful The Swimmer finds channing-but-disconcerting suburbanite Ned Merrill (Burt Lancaster) just kind of... showing up in his neighbors’ backyards and swimming pools.

Includes these movies:

  • The Swimmer (1968)
  • Paper Moon (1973)
Sydney Pollack, Frank Perry
Burt Lancaster, Janet Landgard, Janice Rule
Peter Bogdanovich
Madeline Kahn, Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal

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