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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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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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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 February 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A folyó See more »

Filming Locations:

Puerto Rico See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Not great, not horrible
14 February 2012 | by Srw83See all my reviews

First off, WHO CARES if they speak Portuguese or Spanish???? Nobody in Brazil speaks Spanish? That's weird, because I'm betting I could find someone in Brazil who speaks Spanish. Maybe they migrated there? Let it go. Second, holy shat, a show wasn't filmed in the location that it's set in? Stop the presses!!! Huge Hollywood headline, THEY DON'T SHOOT EVERYTHING ON LOCATION!!!??? If those are the two things that made you dislike this show, then it must be pretty good. And if you can't get over that, I can say that you must not enjoy much in the way of TV or movies.

For those of you wondering about this show, my Watchlist consists of like 1700 shows and movies and this is neither outstanding nor the worst thing on earth, like some would have you believe. The camera work isn't all herky jerky, but I can see how it would be annoying at times. If you're looking for something slightly different, I.e. not CSI, with a little mystery involved then this is worth checking out. Plus, Bruce Greenwood is always good and it will definitely make you wonder what the heck is going on.

All in all, I will give this show a chance ondemand, but I'm certainly not setting aside time to view.


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