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Riverworld (2010)

TV Movie  |  TV-14  |   |  Drama, Sci-Fi  |  18 April 2010 (USA)
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Welcome to Riverworld, a place of strange, watery beauty and the current abode of a fascinating cast of the recently (and not-so-recently) dead. It certainly isn't Heaven, but it just might be Hell.

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Welcome to Riverworld, a place of strange, watery beauty and the current abode of a fascinating cast of the recently (and not-so-recently) dead. It certainly isn't Heaven, but it just might be Hell.

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The afterlife begins here.

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Riverworld - A túlvilág partján  »

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The name of the zeppelin is "Herumfurzen". That is German and means "farting around". See more »

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Amalie Fabarge: When I was a student, there was a boy. He didn't like the idea of women becoming engineers. So he came to my school and he shot every woman he could find. I remember, when he aimed his rifle at me, his eyes were blank. Reality didn't matter, other people's lives didn't matter, only the puppet show inside his head. You have the same eyes.
Richard Burton: If you had seen what I have seen, your eyes would be dead, too.
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Just read the books.
22 March 2013 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The good thing about this coming out was the re-release of the classic books in new editions.

Anyone looking for a fantastic sword fight between Sir Richard Burton and Cyrano De Bergerac on a giant sinking riverboat will have to make do with their imaginations.

Also not here is the great story arc of Hermann Goring and his feuds with Burton.

In fact, they made Sir Richard Burton the villain and basically butchered the whole storyline.

Even the Riverworld itself is poorly represented. The shock of nakedness and carnal sin blunted by inept writing and an inability of todays producers to take any risk.

Avoid this crappy TV dribble and read (or re-read like I did) the fantastic Riverworld series. And yes, the 5th book Gods of Riverworld does fit in perfectly fine with the others even though it was written long afterwards.


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