NYFCS: The Drowning (NR) Release Date: May 31st, 2017
Runtime: 1 hr. 35 min.
Director: Bette Gordon
Genres: Drama
Starring: Julia Stiles, Josh Charles, Avan Jogia, Tracie Thoms
Based on Border Crossing, the controversial novel about violence in children by noted Booker Prize-winning author Pat Barker. The Drowning was adapted for the screen by Stephen Molton and House of Cards showrunner Frank Pugliese and stars Julia Stiles, Josh Charles, Avan Jogia, Tracie Thoms and Leo Fitzpatrick. The Drowning is the story of a forensic psychologist who is haunted by his expert witness testimony that sent a young boy to prison for a chilling murder. When the boy later reappears in his life, he is drawn into a destructive, soul-searching reinvestigation of the case. An erotic thriller with no let up in tension, The Drowningcelebrates the genre with electrifying performances. Complex, riveting and unafraid to tread deep, murky psychological waters, this is a story of shifting identities that will keep you guessing until the very end.Special advance premiere with post-screening talk back with Julia Stiles, Josh Charles and Director Bette Gordon hosted by Rolling Stone and ABC-TV film critic Peter Travers.