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The Drowning (2016)

Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller | 1 September 2017 (Sweden)
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A psychiatrist faces his past, present and future when he finds himself involved in the treatment of a young man recently released from prison for a murder committed when the boy was just 11 years old.

Director:

Bette Gordon

Writers:

Pat Barker (novel), Stephen Molton (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Julia Stiles ... Lauren Seymour
Avan Jogia ... Danny Miller
Josh Charles ... Tom Seymour
John C. McGinley ... Teddy
Leo Fitzpatrick ... Angus MacDonald
Tracie Thoms ... Angela
Robert Clohessy ... Captain Miller
Ellen Tamaki ... Barista
Jasper Newell ... Young Danny
Mike Houston ... Louis
Kim Brockington ... Judge Evelyn Rene
Andrea Barnes ... Head ER Nurse
Kim Ramirez ... Stacey Jones
Holly Glasser ... Girlfrend at bar (day player)
Vin Scialla ... Neil
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Storyline

When child psychologist Tom Seymour plunges into a river to save a young man from suicide, his own repressed memories flood back. For Tom begins to realize that the young boy's challenging journey was careening out of control straight towards his past! Written by OJT

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Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Josh Charles (Tom Seymour) & Tracie Thoms (Angela) also worked together on episode 4.16, The Good Wife: Runnin' with the Devil (2013) as Will Gardner & Judy Bishop respectively. See more »

Goofs

When Tom meets Danny in the house where the killing occurred, Danny points a semi-automatic pistol at Tom. In the views facing Danny the pistol is ready to fire but in the views from behind, the pistol's slide is locked back. See more »

Quotes

Tom Seymour: [reading from his book] It's the stories, the stories children tell themselves, after the event or the act. That's what we work with. Not to punish or accuse, but to help them retell their stories in a way that gives them hope, possibility, and a future. Because if you don't believe a child has a future, then why believe in anything?
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Terrible, terrible film
3 October 2017 | by paulandbooSee all my reviews

Possibly the worst film ever made. Poor plot, poor script and unrealistic characters and behaviours. Avoid. The fact that I have to write five lines about this drivel offends me, but if it means that someone else doesn't waste 90 minutes of their life watching it then I guess it is worth it.


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USA | Hong Kong

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 September 2017 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Border Crossing See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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