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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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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
Paulina Gaitan ...  Jahel Valenzuela 8 episodes, 2012
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


'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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There's magic out there...


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Release Date:

7 February 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Puerto Rico See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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There's magic out there!
23 February 2012 | by crusader-mxcixSee all my reviews

WARNING: This is not a show for hard materialists and positivist types. will no doubt 'offend' or 'bore' them somehow. That said, maybe that is why I love it. No 'Darwin' this and that. Not a single line bashing religion or God. Various people from cultures who are actually portrayed as PEOPLE, not 'noble savages' or 'lazy Latino' or the like. Very little PC at all. Very apolitical. Like a breath of fresh air.

Interesting take on the style. A great cast. The effects are more movie house than TV. BIG budget stuff.

The subject is a fascinating one involving mythology and 'magic' and is not bogged down by lame 'nerdcore' explanations of every aspect. Scientific dogma is shattered in the first 15 minutes of the first episode, and the viewer is invited down the Rabbit hole in style. Great show. 'There's Magic out there!' and it's called 'The River'.

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