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Turn the River (Widescreen)
Turn the River
Actors: Famke Janssen, Jaymie Dornan, Rip Torn, Matt Ross, Lois Smith
Director: Chris Eigeman
Genres: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
R     2008     1hr 32min

When a pool shark (Famke Janssen) is desperate to escape her haunted past and ex-husband, she hatches a dangerous plot and is forced to take the ultimate gamble. Award-winning and critically acclaimed, Turn the River is ed...  more »

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Actors: Famke Janssen, Jaymie Dornan, Rip Torn, Matt Ross, Lois Smith
Director: Chris Eigeman
Creators: Chris Eigeman, Ami Armstrong, Catherine Kellner, Darby Parker, Douglas Schmidt, Gary Giudice
Genres: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Family Life, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: Screen Media
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen - Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 07/22/2008
Original Release Date: 01/01/2007
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2007
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 1hr 32min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 1
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: R (Restricted)
Languages: English
Subtitles: English, Spanish
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Movie Reviews

Embarrassing...and a waste of good talent..
Henry Erlenwein | New York | 07/27/2008
(1 out of 5 stars)

"Famke Janssen.
Rip Torn.
Great character actors.
It's all here with the exception of a decent denouement.
Decent! Say rather proper.
You don't titilate the audience with a good storyline and then pull out the rug. For no viable reason.
The last minutes of this production are so silly and dumb that it borders on the ridiculous. If you listen to the Director Commentary it becomes even more mundane and foolish.
A bad shot for cinematic entertainment.
Judge for yourself.
Good potential, terrible ending
Diane Yoder | Dayton, OH USA | 08/02/2008
(1 out of 5 stars)

"Don't waste your money. This film wasn't developed enough (it's only 92 minutes, that's about the length of a children's cartoon movie), and so none of it makes any sense when it just---ends. I've been scanning the Internet trying to figure out the ending. Does she live? Does she die? And what's with the final scene anyway????

Famke Janssen is a great actress, but her character never gets developed enough in order for you to decide what to think of her. Compulsive gambler mother is better than alcoholic abusive husband?? Dunno.

Frankly, I didn't get it. I"m glad I saw it for free."