White Mile

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White Mile ★★½ 1994 (R)

Abusive L.A. advertising exec Dan Cutler (Alda) invites his top execs and important clients on a white-water rafting expedition along the Chilko River in the Canadian Rockies (filmed at Northern California's Russian River). But competition and arrogance causes the deaths of several participants and the widow of one sues the agency fordamages. Alda excels in arrogant, self-serving nastiness. Fact-based TV movie based on court transcripts. 97m/C VHS, DVD . Alan Alda, Peter Gallagher, Robert Loggia, Fionnula Flanagan, Dakin Matthews, Bruce Altman, Robert Picardo, Max Wright, Jack Gilpin, Ken Jenkins; D: Robert Butler; W: Michael Butler.