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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.

Director:

Lynne Stopkewich

Writers:

Laura Kasischke (novel), Lynne Stopkewich
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Molly Parker ... Leila Murray
Callum Keith Rennie ... Gary Jensen
Katie Keating ... Young Girl (as Mary Kate Welsh)
Joel Bissonnette ... Rick Schmidt
Deanna Milligan ... Millie
Sarah-Jane Redmond ... Bonnie (as Sarah Jane Redmond)
Norman Armour Norman Armour ... Jack
Byron Lucas Byron Lucas ... Uncle Andy
Michael Shanks ... Ball Cap Man
Paul Jarrett ... Rob
Don S. Davis ... Golf Shirt Man
Jay Brazeau ... Suitcase Man
Bruno Verdoni ... Ralph
Ingrid Tesch ... Gary's Wife
John R. Taylor ... Old Man
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Storyline

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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Deeper than you ever feared.

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 August 2001 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Suspicious River See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,350
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Callum Keith Rennie bought a learning kit which he wore throughout filming, so he could change his accent to be more American Western. See more »

Soundtracks

Please Don't Pass Me By
Written & Performed by Jack Harlan
Published by Jack Harlan (SOCAN)
Courtesy of Nettwerk Productions
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Worst movie I've ever seen
7 December 2004 | by kshortSee all my reviews

This movie was disturbing, disgusting and dull all at once. I think that movie cases should warn you about multiple rapes and an attempted gang rape. I suppose in some cases, graphic violence is justified by the story, but in this case they weren't. The characters showed little progression -- Molly Parker could have played her role unconscious if she were rigged with wires. I bought this movie from Blockbuster for $5, used. I should have suspected something at the price. I thought about giving it away for free, but I don't hate anyone that much so I will be throwing it out. I highly recommend that you watch Men with Brooms instead.


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