"In Suspicious River, she de-objectifies prostitution and controversially introduces it as a middle-class 'problem' while presenting it as a multivariant and contradictory escapism."
-- Kalli Paakspuu
Paakspuu, Kalli. "Lynne Stopkewich: Abject Sexualities." In Great Canadian Film Directors, edited by George Melnyk. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2007. (p. 402)