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Brenda Blethyn's London River film gets a North American Premiere at 2009 Toronto Film Fest

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in its press conference and press release (July 14th) announced the addition of three Gala Presentations (i.e., World Premiere, North American Premiere & Canadian Premiere) and nineteen Special Presentations to the programming lineup for this year's Festival, running September 10 to 19.

London River Rachid Bouchareb, United Kingdom/France/Algeria
North American Premiere

London River Stills

[Source: TIFF]

Watch the trailer for London River below:

[source: Runriotinc]

This intimate drama tells the story of two people, a Muslim man and a Christian woman, who are immediately affected by the July 2005 London bombings. Both of them are drawn to the British capital when their children go missing on the day of the attacks. Putting aside their cultural differences, they will give each other the strength to continue the search for their children and maintain their faith. Starring
Brenda Blethyn, Sotigui Kouyate. London River has been announced to make its North American Premiere special presentation at the festival.

Country: UK/France/Algeria
90 minutes


Production Company: 3B Productions
Jean Brehat, Muriel Merlin, Claire Bodechon
Rachid Bouchareb
Written By:
Rachid Bouchareb
Production Designer:
Jean Marc Tran
Jerome Almeras
Yannick Kergoat
Philippe Lecoeur
Philippe Lecoeur
Principal Cast: Brenda Blethyn, Sotigui Kouyate

For a list of films, including galas and special presentations; and for ticketing information, visit TIFF.net.

Source: TIFF



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