WINNER, AWARD OF EXCELLENCE SPECIAL MENTION, BEST SHORTS COMPETITION
HONORABLE MENTION, SANTA MONICA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL, USA
IN COMPETITION, PALM SPRINGS FILM FESTIVAL SHORTFEST, CALIFORNIA, USA
Ray is a dredger. He’s 59 and has worked on the river all his life. But the arrival of a new, gobby workmate - Kenny - makes him want to jump overboard. THE RIVER is a film about learning to be true to yourself and accept that who we are isn’t always who we want to be.
Directed by John Michell / Written by Rupert Raby
Produced by Cassandra Sigsgaard and Katie O'Mahoney
Cast: Clive Russell, Robert Emms
Funded with the support of Film London's Borough Fund