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Down River (2018)

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Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires while finding a way back to their battalion.


Alexander Raye Pimentel, Howard Sackler (earlier screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Nicholas Winand ... Enemy Soldier
Cody Poirot ... Lt. Harp / Enemy General
Alexander Raye Pimentel ... Native
Zachary Greene Zachary Greene ... Pvt. Avery / Enemy Officer
Christopher Diaz Christopher Diaz ... Sgt. Silva
Jeron Pierce Jeron Pierce ... Pvt. Mills / Enemy Soldier
Brennen Reece Brennen Reece ... Enemy Soldier
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Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires while finding a way back to their battalion.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Escape Behind Enemy Lines


Action | Thriller | War

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Did You Know?


Film is a remake of 'Fear and Desire' by Stanley Kubrick (1953). See more »


The setting of the Film is a fictional war with fictional countries, but one of the characters wears Oakley® branded Sunglasses. (typical to most Iraq/Afghanistan War Veterans) See more »


Lt. Harp: Looks like my first mission will have to be a failed one.
Sgt. Silva: How far are we from this point?
Lt. Harp: About another six miles.
Sgt. Silva: Let's just make our way on foot. I'll carry Private Paparazzi, if I have to.
Lt. Harp: We don't have the necessary water or rations. We prepped our gear for thirty-six hours with vehicle and radio support.
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Crazy Credits

Writer of the earlier screenplay, Howard Sackler, has been credited as the Author of this Story. This caused a dispute with Sackler's Son, whom eventual had it settled with the WGA by declaring the film's copyright has lapsed and the property is in the public domain. See more »


Remake of Fear and Desire (1953) See more »


Down River Score
Produced by Zachary Greene
Album by Cinefantastique
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Movie by Veterans
20 December 2018 | by brianlukowskiSee all my reviews

You'll see red target-like uniforms with helmets sliding off their heads, hanging by their straps. Marching through the Forrest not knowing what to do but keep going almost as if the movie makers were Military Vets or something...

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Release Date:

4 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Down River See more »

Filming Locations:

Poudre Canyon, Colorado, USA


Box Office


$3,000 (estimated)
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