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The River 

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The crew of a research vessel are on a quest to find a missing TV explorer in the Amazon.
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Bruce Greenwood ...  Dr. Emmet Cole 8 episodes, 2012
Joe Anderson ...  Lincoln Cole 8 episodes, 2012
Leslie Hope ...  Tess Cole 8 episodes, 2012
Eloise Mumford ...  Lena Landry 8 episodes, 2012
Paul Blackthorne ...  Clark Quietly 8 episodes, 2012
Thomas Kretschmann ...  Captain Kurt Brynildson 8 episodes, 2012
Daniel Zacapa ...  Emilio Valenzuela 8 episodes, 2012
Shaun Parkes ...  Andreus Jude 'A.J.' Poulain / ... 8 episodes, 2012
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Scott Michael Foster ...  Jonas Beckett 5 episodes, 2012
Katie Featherston ...  Rosetta 'Rabbit' Fischer 3 episodes, 2012
Lee Tergesen ...  Russ Landry 2 episodes, 2012
Corben Turner ...  Lincoln at 8 Years / ... 2 episodes, 2012
Jeff Galfer ...  Sammy Kirsch 2 episodes, 2012
Taylor Mras Taylor Mras ...  Young Lena 2 episodes, 2012
Jose Pablo Cantillo ...  Manny Centeno 2 episodes, 2012
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'The River' follows the expedition of a crew as they search for an explorer who has been gone missing along the Amazon River. They encounter many strange and, at times, haunting challenges along the way in their increasingly desperate attempt to locate him.

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search | amazon river | See All (2) »

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There's magic out there...


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 February 2012 (USA) See more »

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Puerto Rico See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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very promising pilot
10 February 2012 | by brulenewhallSee all my reviews

OK, so the demise of Lost left me bereft of quality TV. Since then I've been waiting a little impatiently for a series to catch my eye, The River looks like the show I've been waiting for. The plot seems kind of basic at first, like a cheesy reality show parody. Then it hit me with all kinds of weirdness that I did not expect but absolutely love. How to describe it....? Imagine Lost had a threesome with Carnivale and a national geographic show on Amazonian legends. The illegitimate offspring might be something like The River. Its very quick into the action and mystery and the pace is maintained throughout. I liked the camera work, some might moan but its really effective, and the acting is good. I've only seen two episodes but they were jaw-droppingly good, if you loved Lost then I think The River is definitely for you. Enjoy


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