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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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Cast

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
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'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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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 February 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Puerto Rico See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Finally.
29 February 2012 | by honeybell001-305-659960See all my reviews

Amid a torrent of reality nonsense and cookie cutter TV The River brings something fresh and suspenseful.

There is a "Lost-ish" quality about it, in that the characters are slowly developed and of course the premise of a group of people in the middle of nowhere with some seriously freaky stuff going on.

The River however has a faster pace and a clearer cut goal, that of finding Emmet Cole, a missing naturist/TV host and his filming crew. This makes for a simpler show, one that anyone can get on board with without needing to watch it from the beginning.

The "found footage" bit, well, whatever. I don't necessarily see the point, but I don't find it distracting as some might.

The actors aren't delivering any Emmy-winning performances...yet. If ABC gives this show a chance beyond season 1, I only see The River getting better.


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