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White Water Summer

Sony // 1987 // 90 Minutes // Rated PG
Reviewed by Judge Dezhda Mountz (Retired) // December 21st, 2001

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All Rise...

Closing Statement

White Water Summer is not nearly the bad film I expected. Take away the flash-forward scenes of Suspiciously Older Alan narrating, and you have swift, fun, action-oriented adventure that has balanced acting and a good theme at heart: Grow up the hard way—with courage.

The Verdict

The flash-forward narration is almost inexcusable-almost. But that Sean Astin is so darn cute, I'll let White Water Summer go with a slap on the wrist.

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Scales of Justice

Video: 90
Audio: 93
Extras: 75
Acting: 85
Story: 75
Judgment: 85

Perp Profile

Studio: Sony
Video Formats:
• 2.35:1 Anamorphic
• Full Frame
Audio Formats:
• Dolby Digital 4.0 Surround (English)
• Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround (English)
• Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround (French)
Subtitles:
• English
• Chinese
• French
• Korean
• Portuguese
• Spanish
• Thai
Running Time: 90 Minutes
Release Year: 1987
MPAA Rating: Rated PG
Genre:
• Drama

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