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Suspicious River (2000)

R | | Drama | 8 August 2001 (France)
A young married woman (Parker) sells her body, not just for money, to guests at the motel where she works as a receptionist.




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Cast overview, first billed only:
Leila Murray
Gary Jensen
Young Girl (as Mary Kate Welsh)
Rick Schmidt
Bonnie (as Sarah Jane Redmond)
Norman Armour ...
Byron Lucas ...
Uncle Andy
Ball Cap Man
Golf Shirt Man
Suitcase Man
Gary's Wife
Old Man


A young, married motel receptionist in a small town sells her body to motel guests, but not just for money. This dangerous other life leads her to a male version of herself, who takes her to the extreme edge, the same place her mother had been before but did not survive. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong sexual content including sexual violence, and language | See all certifications »




Release Date:

8 August 2001 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Gyanús folyó  »

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There is a recurring theme of birds and flight in the design, in everything from Leila's shirt to the little girl's room decorations. See more »


Beautifully Boring
Written by Michael Chase & Bill Marchant
Performed by The Michael Chase Band
From the album "Odlum" (SOCAN)
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Disturbing, dark, overbearing.
4 November 2000 | by See all my reviews

A deeply disturbing film, with some coarsely difficult scenes to view. Dark from the outset, with nary a glimmer of hope evident in its passing, this film is wanting to capture much more than it does. Overt symbolism weakens the plot, and were it not for Molly Parker and Callum Keith Rennie's stunning performances, this film would be seriously damaged. A difficult film to recommend.

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