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Release Date: 2015

DVD Release Date: July 26th, 2016

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
In the south of Laos, an American volunteer doctor becomes a fugitive after he intervenes in the sexual assault of a young woman.

Cast: Rossif Sutherland, Douangmany Soliphanh, Sara Botsford, Ted Atherton, Aidan Gillett, Karen Glave, Vithaya Pansringarm, Amphaiphun Phommapunya

Director: Jamie Dagg

Genres: Thriller

Ratings & Reviews

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  • In a demanding role light on dialogue, Sutherland’s rangy, loping physicality serves both the character and the action well – camera and fugitive are seldom at rest, and on the move in tense, extended bursts whenever an opportunity presents itself. show more

  • Dagg keeps things simple, but his jogging camera whips up the urgency and he’s well-served by Sutherland’s rangy physicality. show more

  • River ends with relief, followed by a reversal that’s the last thing you expect from this unvarnished, unsentimental tale of self-preservation: an act of quietly powerful heroism. show more

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