"My leg was right out in the middle of the street. I remember lying in the gutter and bleeding and shit, staring at my leg, right next to a beer can. And I remember thinking, that's my leg... I wonder if there's any beer in that can."
Well, this was a surprise.
A harrowing, unforgettable teen drama, River's Edge is one of those lost '80's gems that has slipped under my radar until now.
There are two main reasons to see this film. The first being it's story; it is handled in such an unusual, offbeat manner, with a feeling of hopelessness and depression punctuating every frame, as a group of kids try to come to terms with one friend…