Lost River


Lost River
Gosling's debut as director, from a script which he also wrote. Set against the surreal dreamscape of a vanishing city, a single mother of two is swept into a macabre and dark fantasy underworld while her teenage son discovers a secret road leading to an underwater town. Both of them must dive deep into the mystery if their family is to survive.

94 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Violence, Horror).
Drama, Fantasy, Thriller, On the art circuit

Showtimes

This place is way spooky...
This place is way spooky...

Credits

Cast
Christina Hendricks, Iain de Caestecker, Saoirse Ronan, Matt Smith, Ben Mendelsohn, Eva Mendes
Director
Ryan Gosling
ScreenplayRyan Gosling
MusicJohnny Jewel
CinematographyBenoît Debie
EditingNico Leunen, Valdis Ókjarsdottir
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, Datasat
SoundtrackAvailable
SA distributorSter-Kinekor
Made in2014
Produced byBold Films, Marc Platt Productions, Phantasma

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreHorror
LanguageStrong, fairly frequent
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceStrong, frequent
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
Comments
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CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
17 +
Positive messages
1
Positive role models
2
Violence
4
Sex
2
Language
4
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith quote iconGosling will drive you around the river bend...
5
Die Burger
Laetitia Pople quote iconDonker sprokie verloor sy weg.
5
Cape Times
Todd McCarthy quote iconOff-kilter dreamscape.
5
Metacritic.com
21 critics
8
Rottentomatoes critics
62 critics
9
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconLost River suggests that debuting writer-director Ryan Gosling may have a bright future as a filmmaker, but it doesn't hold together well enough to recommend on its own merit.
6
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
10
CommonSenseMedia
Staff evaluation quote iconStylized drama about poverty has some disturbing violence.
5

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
33 users
15
Rottentomatoes users
2498 users
10
Internet
6363 Netizens quote iconMessy, Void of soul.
12

Average .. 41%

8

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