The longing to win a race convertes a simple wildwater rafting competition into war.

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Dan Cutler
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Jack Robbins
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Nick Karas
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David Koenig
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Gena Karas
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Peter Wiederhorn
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Jerry Taggart
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How far would you go to keep your job? That's the question the ad for this movies states. Based on a true story, Dan Cutler is the head of a New York advertising agency. In a move to build character, he books a trip for a whitewater rafting trip on Canada's White Mile. After the raft turns over, all of the men scatter all over the rapids. Some of them are found dead, which leads to a lawsuit by one of the wives of the deceased. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

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Dan Cutler: Nick, let's go! A little hustle! Set an example for the younger ones. Come on, that was a joke.
Nick Karas: Yeah, was it?
Dan Cutler: What, do you feel a little cranky until you get your Ovaltine in the morning?
Nick Karas: Are you needling me?
Dan Cutler: No, I'm not needling you.
Nick Karas: Yes, you are. Why do you do that? Do you enjoy that?
Dan Cutler: Tell you what. Let's get in the boat. We can do group therapy on the way home.
Nick Karas: No, let's be straight with each other for a minute. Why don't you let up, Dan? I'm not a threat to you. Relax.
Dan Cutler: You know, I always ...
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I like my water blue.
28 November 2003 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"White Mile" tells the true story of a driven, success-at-all-cost ad agency executive who puts together a fishing and white water rafting trip for a group of agency and client people so they can bond and make a tenuous business relationship more secure. The trip goes bad when a raft overturns resulting in death and a difficult search through gray areas for a black and white sense of culpability. The film is a solid product given its docudramatic limitations and refuses to be dumbed down and cheapened up for the sake of entertainment. A smart flick with some good messages about the absolute nature of truth, matters of conscience, and just saying "no". (B)


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