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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.

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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:

Gyanús folyó See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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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

Everybody Loves You When You're Dead
Performed by The Wild Strawberries
Written by Roberta Harrison & Ken Harrison
Published by Nett Songs Publishing (SOCAN)/Chrysalis Songs (BMI)/Wild Strawberries Publishing (SOCAN)
Courtesy of Nettwerk Productions
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Disturbing, dark, overbearing.
4 November 2000 | by vdisantoSee 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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