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Dark River (2017)

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Following the death of her father, Alice (Ruth Wilson) returns to her home village for the first time in 15 years, to claim the tenancy to the family farm she believes is rightfully hers.

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Credited cast:
... Alice
... Joe Bell
... Richard Bell
... Young Alice
Aiden McCullough ... Young Joe
... Tower
... Jim
Una McNulty ... Susan Bell
... Matty
Jonah Russell ... Pete
Paul Roberson ... Declan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
... David
... Rowan
William Travis ... Simon Shorecross
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After receiving news of her father's death, Alice, a young travelling sheep-shearer, tentatively decides to return to the dilapidated family house of her childhood, in muddy North Yorkshire. Surprisingly, it's been already fifteen years since Alice left behind an ailing dad and her older brother, Joe, to wander about from farm to farm; however, this cold and heavy homecoming will be Alice's last chance to reclaim the land she believes was once promised to her. But, now, on one hand, there's Joe's resentment paired with a rancorous rivalry between siblings--while, on the other hand--fleeting mournful shadows of a troubled past permeate the walls of an imperfect prize. What will it take to keep the haunting memories at bay? Written by Nick Riganas

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29 June 2018 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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$4,246, 1 July 2018, Limited Release

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$7,714, 5 July 2018
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Ruth Wilson who plays Alice also played a character named Alice in the Luther TV series where 'Alice' was a psychopath. See more »

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Dull as dishwater
23 June 2018 | by See all my reviews

Could have been so much better had it been given a better script. Ruth Wilson is very good despite this, but overall the film lacks punch and won't pull an audience in. Generally I love English films, until now ...


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