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PG| 2 hr. 3 min.

Plot Summary
The Maclean brothers, Paul (Brad Pitt) and Norman (Craig Sheffer), live a relatively idyllic life in rural Montana, spending much of their time fly fishing. The sons of a minister (Tom Skerritt), the boys eventually part company when Norman moves east to attend college, leaving his rebellious brother to find trouble back home. When Norman finally returns, the siblings resume their fishing outings, and assess both where they've been and where they're going.

Cast: Craig Sheffer , Brad Pitt , Tom Skerritt , Brenda Blethyn , Emily Lloyd , Edie McClurg , Stephen Shellen , Nicole Burdette

Director: Robert Redford

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Columbia Pictures, Pioneer Entertainment, Columbia Tristar

A River Runs Through It (1992)

Release Date: September 30th, 1992|2 hr. 3 min.

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  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    In relying on narration, Redford's movie is too little show and too much tell. show more

  • 100
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    Robert Redford's sensitive, unhurried movie of A River Runs Through It is so faithful to the book that it becomes that rare thing - a beautiful celebration of the power of literature. [09 Oct 1992] show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Though Maclean's bedrock prose is perfection in print, the film may be another case (like actor Redford's "The Great Gatsby") in which text defies translation. [09 Oct 1992] show more

  • August 14, 2011 bab3126
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    i WATCH IT EVERY TIME IT IS ON TV. LOVED IT. THE ACTORS WERE ALLO TOP NOTCH. ROBERT REDFORD SURE KNOWS WHAT IS GOOD AND KNOWS HOW TO PICK THE BEST ACTORS FOR THE PARTS. I HAVE SEEN IT AT LEAST TWENTY TIMES.

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