London River

London River
  • 2009
  • UK
  • 1h 27min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Rachid Bouchareb
  • Written by: Olivier Lorelle, Rachid Bouchareb
  • Cast: Brenda Blethyn, Sotigui Kouyaté
  • Language: English, French

This clash of cultures tale depicts two separate parents who travel to London after their children go missing in the wake of the 7/7 bombings. While the conclusion is full of pathos and drama, the lack of discussion on terrorism is a fatal flaw.

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London River

23 Jul 20103 stars

(12A) 88min The 7/7 bombings serve as the backdrop to this clash of cultures tale. Guernsey-based Falklands War widow Elisabeth (Brenda Blethyn) is first seen listening to a church sermon about loving your neighbour. In Africa, Muslim Ousmane (Sotigui…

London River - Rachid Bouchareb profile

23 Jul 2010

Director of film set in aftermath of 7/7 London bombings

Name Rachid Bouchareb Born September 1st 1959 Background Born near Paris, Rachid Bouchareb started his career working as an assistant director for French TV. In 1985 he made his debut feature Baton Rouge. In 1995 he received an Academy Award nomination…

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