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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Crispin Glover
Keanu Reeves
Ione Skye
Directors
Tim Hunter
Screenwriters
Neal Jimenez
Running Time
99 minutes

River's Edge
A flipside to The Breakfast Club that is enthralling viewing.


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Plot
A highschool student kills his girlfriend and shows her body to his friends. Their differing, often perplexing, reactions and subsequent actions make up the story.


Verdict
A disquieting tale set in the grim realities of trashy America. Some great, often insane performances make it a memorable trip.


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