External River


John Lake () is an American doctor working for an NGO in southern Laos. One night, after an evening of heavy drinking, John comes across an Australian man sexually assaulting a local woman. John intervenes and, in the scuffle, ends up killing him. Despite it being an act of self-defence, John fears the consequences if caught by the authorities, so he decides to go on the run, hoping to reach the American Embassy.

Read full review at Toronto Film Scene

Also at Toronto Film Scene an interview with director Jamie M. Dagg and star Rossif Sutherland

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