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R| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
Ten years ago, pool shark Kailey Sullivan (Famke Janssen) lost her only son, Gulley (Jaymie Dornan), in a bitter divorce custody battle. Now she wants to get him back, no matter what it takes. But, in order for Kailey to get enough money for fake passports so they can flee to Canada, she needs to win a big game of pool. With the help of her mentor, pool hall owner Quinette (Rip Torn), she's able to meet with Gulley in secret and also locate some competitors so she can have a game.

Cast: Famke Janssen , Rip Torn , Jaymie Dornan , Lois Smith , Matt Ross , Terry Kinney , Marin Hinkle , Ari Graynor

Director: Chris Eigeman

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Screen Media Ventures

Turn the River (2007)

Release Date: May 9th, 2008|1 hr. 32 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 40
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    It's not sharp or ironic, but drab and downbeat. Unfortunately, it's also going to feel utterly familiar to those who've seen their share of independent dramas in the last 15 years. show more

  • 38
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    Turn the River lacks almost everything Eigeman has as a performer: charisma, wit and snappy delivery. show more

  • 42
    Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly

    An only-in-the-movies mother hustles pool to raise the money to abduct the son she's been forbidden to see since her divorce. show more

  • July 24, 2008 KwikGSXR
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    This movie is a great sleeper. I don't mean it puts you to sleep either. It just flies under the radar. I really enjoyed this movie, though the end baffled me!

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