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London River (2009)

Not Rated | | Drama, Mystery | 23 September 2009 (France)
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Two strangers come to discover the fate of their respective children in the 2005 terrorist attacks on London.

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Ouvrier Forestier
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Faycal Sekkoum ...
Homme avec portable
Sherekia Barton ...
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After traveling to London to check on their missing children in the wake of the 2005 terror attack on the city, two strangers come to discover their respective children had been living together at the time of the attacks. Written by Anonymous

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London River - Destinos Cruzados  »

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$1,044 (USA) (9 December 2011)

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$1,314 (USA) (9 December 2011)
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The film received a one-week run release in Los Angeles starting 13 November 2009 in order to qualify for the Academy Awards. However it wasn't released in New York until 7 December 2011. See more »

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Although the film is set in July 2005, it was clearly filmed during the autumn/winter months, as evidenced by the characters' clothing and overcast skies. See more »

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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 6 July 2010 (2010) See more »

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Doubt is a killer
22 June 2009 | by (Maastricht, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Weeks after the terrorist attacks in London a mother calls her daughter, over and over again. She hasn't heard from her in a while and is getting more and more anxious about her, knowing she lived close to where the events took place. When she goes to London to find her she finds a man instead. A man who matches her in one important manner - he is searching for his son. The two of them continue their search together and slowly find out more about themselves and each other.

Dark and dreary, depressing and painful. Sometimes people get together for entirely the wrong reason and this is one of these occasions. They connect rather well and play their stories out in a believable way. As they go through their daily routine it becomes all too painfully clear where it will all end - but the real pain of this film is that it ends too quickly. It runs for 87 minutes and could have used another 15 without having grown less intense. The shortness makes it feel a little rushed, but only a little.

9 out of 10 steps in the dark


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