Keswick Film Club - London River

Sunday 28th February 2:00 PM

London River 

Director: Rachid Bouchareb Country: UK/France/Algeria
Cert: TBC Year: 2009 Length: 87 mins
London River

Audience Reaction

Score: 79.59% Attendance: 77

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Synopsis

In the aftermath of the London Tube bombings of 2005 two very different people look for their loved ones: Ousmane, an elderly African searches for his long-estranged son and Guernsey widow Elizabeth Summers hunts for her student daughter. A piece of photographic evidence links their quests, and slowly a relationship develops between them.

Thanks to Trinity

Critics

open_quote Small-scale but beautifully detailed film,...[Brenda] Blethyn...is magnificent, seeming to react rather than act and, without a false or sentimental note, managing to make us sympathise with her puzzled and anxious character. The dignified [Sotigui] Kouyate is splendid, too, adding his own perfectly pitched performance. close_quote Derek Malcolm, Evening Standard


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