The Drowning

Synopsis: When child psychologist Tom Seymour plunges into a river to save a young man from suicide, his own repressed memories flood back. For Tom begins to realize that the young boy's challenging journey was careening out of control straight towards his past!
Genre: Drama, Thriller
95 min


Wait, wait, wait.

No. Come on.

Let's go, you said you would.

Come on, I'm gonna make you like nature.

I don't think nature likes me very much.

All I'm saying is you don't get

fresh air like this in New York.

Okay. Sure, whatever.

All right, you wanna go back?


To the house, not the city.

Is he going to...






Here, here. I'm gonna...

He's not breathing.

I'm gonna call someone.

All right, I'll go.

- I'll go.

- No, no, stay.

I got it, I got it.


I think this needs stitches.

Doesn't need stitches.

Just... just put that on.

- Oh, yeah?

- Yeah.

Do they even teach shrinks that?

You'd be surprised

what they teach shrinks.

Just put that...

Just put...

- Ow!

- Oh, sorry, sorry.

No, I'm just kidding.

It didn't hurt.


Do you wanna...?

You all right?

Yeah, yeah. I just...

Just that kid.

I know. It was touch-and-go.

You risked your life for

a complete stranger.

It's not like I had a choice.


If I wasn't such a fantastic swimmer,

then I wouldn't have gone in, but I am.

And, anyway, I'm all right, right?


Look, what you did was very brave.

I just got scared. That's all.

I know.

I'll take that to the cleaners.

It's his, actually.

Paramedics must have

grabbed the wrong one.

I was gonna stop by the hos...

Oh, hey, hey, hey.

It's okay.

It's okay, it's okay.

Hey, Mary.

They were about to admit a

Dr. Thomas Seymour before I noticed.

Ian Wilkinson.

You get a read on him?

No. Temazepam in his veins,

maybe 10 of 'em.

Oh, Jesus.

Yeah, Mary and Joseph.


I thought you might be looking for this.

I'm the, uh...

I'm the guy that pulled you out.

My wife was pretty shook up,

so she'll be happy to know...

Dr. Seymour?

It's, uh... it's me.


Danny Miller?


Wow, I'm sorry. I... I didn't know

that you were, uh, out.

They kept it pretty quiet.


So I... Ian, um...

Oh, uh, Ian was the warden's first name,

Wilkinson was the chaplain's last,

so that's me now.

What has it been, 10, 12 years?


It feels like twice that for me.

Oh, of course, of course.

I'm sorry.

This is... it's...

Wild, right?

It makes you think, huh?

Yeah, it does.

Chaplain would say that, uh, coincidence

is the crack in human affairs

that lets God in.

A chaplain would.

Well, look, um, I gotta...

I gotta get to work,

so all things considered,

you... you look all right.

Yeah. Yeah.

All things considered.

You take care.

'Cause my mother's a bitch, 'cause

she didn't believe that he raped me.

The bitch said...

You know what she said?

Young lady!

She said I made it up.

F*ck her.

Her man gets two years,

two years probation,

and she blames me, takes it out on me.

Bitch killed my dog.

She killed my fucking dog, that's why.

I cut her, the bitch.

Showed her some fucking

justice across her face.

That is enough, Miss Demers.

Will counsel and the psychologist

please approach?

Dr. Seymour.

So, what do you think?

I'm... I'm so sick of that case.

"My dog. My dog. My dog."

You really think the mother's

boyfriend raped her?

I'm gonna violate him anyways,

before she kills him.

Kids usually need a reason

to kill somebody.

Not in that neighborhood.

Bought you a drink.

Why, thank you.

Ian Wilkinson.

He's one of yours?

Yeah, and you did a good thing.

Were you ever gonna tell me?

You know I couldn't.

Do the police know it's him?

I took care of that.

He was off his meds, he's depressed,

went for a swim.

A swim? Angie, Danny is...

He's Ian Wilkinson now, okay?

Yeah, when did we start doing that?

We do it every once in a while.

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