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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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Ousmane
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Inspecteur anglais
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Imam
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Le Boucher
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Edward
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Ouvrier forestier
Gareth Randall ...
Psteur
Aurélie Eltvedt ...
Guide chapelle
Diveen Henry ...
Policiére anglaise
Salah Mohamed-Marich ...
Locataire appartement
Gurdepak Chaggar ...
Agent de Voyage
Faycal Sekkoum ...
Homme avec portable
Sherekia Barton ...
Coffeuse
Elisabeth Clark ...
Infirmière anglaise
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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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Release Date:

23 September 2009 (France)  »

Also Known As:

London River - Destinos Cruzados  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$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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The film is set in July 2005, however an advertisement for the ps3 video game "Haze" (released in May 2008) can be seen on a bus. See more »

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A Very Fine Film
3 March 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

We enjoyed this touching film immensely. It was well written, well acted and well directed with a humanist representation of parental love, multiculturalism and xenophobia in today's London. The multilingual aspect was wonderful, and it is possibly more fun to watch it without subtitles so that just like in real life you cannot understand what is being said in languages that you don't speak. Both Brenda Blethyn and Sotigui Kouyaté were excellent with their understated portrayals of parents from very different backgrounds who meet on common ground. The underlying tensions of the plot is developed through the film, which remained believable throughout. Highly recommended.


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