River Town Movie

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River Town movie is currently in Development

March 20, 2016 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.

Who's Involved:

Tristine Skyler, Lu Chuan, Jamie Gordon, Courtney Potts

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

River Town Plot: What's the story?

A celebrated American writer journeys to China for the long-awaited Chinese publication of his first book, triggering memories from twenty years earlier when he taught English literature to Chinese college students while on the brink of a nation's unprecedented change.

modified plot formulation from variety.com

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about River Town?

  1. Adaptation of the memoir/book "River Town: Two Years On The Yangtze" by Peter Hessler.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making River Town?

A look at the River Town behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Lu Chuan last directed Born in China. The film's writer Tristine Skyler last wrote The Bitch Posse and Summer Crossing.


Lu Chuan


Tristine Skyler


Lu Chuan
Jamie Gordon
Courtney Potts

Production Company

Fugitive Films

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Production Timeline: When did the River Town come together?

On or about March 20, 2016 • The film was in Development status.

River Town Release Date: When is it coming out?

River Town is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).
United States

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