a.1.Troubled; muddy.
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The thorniness of Downriver's narrative and the droumy nature of its subject matter attest to an ambitious undertaking for a first-time feature, and raising more questions than the film can answer--as well as including more perspectives than it requires--is indicative of an unmistakably queer voice, sounding from outside the established hegemony, that Australian cinema needs.