The River Review: An Exodus

"Peaches"was the nickname given to Lena by her father, Russ. I can't believe it took this long to show who her father was. Russ was played by Lee Tergeson. Somehow he's gotten as much respect for his part in The River as his character. None.

Finally, someone asked why in the hell Lena plays the accordion! Her dad wanted her to be a boy, and if not a boy, then a nerd who plays the accordion so nobody would ask her out. Kind of a cute story.

That's the genesis of finding out who he was. Bringing the new cameraman, Jonas, on board was for more than just laughs, which he has definitely provided. He also gave Lena someone with whom she could talk about her father instead of everyone just worrying about the famous Emmet Cole. Read More...


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