The River King
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The body of a prep school student has been discovered in a nearby river, and though the death was originally listed as a suicide one detective believes that it may have actually been the result of a fraternity hazing gone awry in director Nick Willing's snowbound mystery. Detective Abel Grey (Edward Burns) isn't willing to write off the case as a suicide just yet, and with a little help from sympathetic teacher Betsy Chase (Jennifer Ehle) he hopes to uncover the truth behind the mysterious and untimely death. As a series of elusive clues lead Detective Grey ever closer to the truth, he… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"One possible outcome after another is broadly telegraphed as the movie plods along, but most lines of inquiry are never to be resolved."
‑ Susan Walker, Toronto Star
"Sem jamais optar entre uma linha narrativa realista ou fantasiosa, o filme se fragiliza também em função de uma trama frouxa que traz personagens desnecessários e uma conclusão pessimamente resolvida."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"A slow-moving, badly-written, and messily constructed whodunit that succeeds in being boring and not much else."
‑ Jane Stevenson, Jam! Movies
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