A River Runs Through It

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  • PG
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1992
  • Running time: 123 min
Academy Award®-winner Robert Redford (Best Director, Ordinary People, 1980) captures the majesty of the Montana wilderness and the strength of the American family in this acclaimed adaptation of Norman Maclean's classic memoir. read more
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Academy Award®-winner Robert Redford (Best Director, Ordinary People, 1980) captures the majesty of the Montana wilderness and the strength of the American family in this acclaimed adaptation of Norman Maclean's classic memoir. Craig Sheffer stars as the young Norman, and Brad Pitt stars as his brother Paul, an irresistible daredevil driven to challenge the world. Growing up, both boys rebel against their stern minister father. While Norman channels his rebellion into writing, Paul descends a slippery path to self-destruction. Co-starring Tom Skerritt as the Reverend Maclean and Emily Lloyd as wild-hearted Jessie Burns.

Original Release

10/09/1992

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Cast

Brad Pitt Paul Maclean
Craig Sheffer Norman Maclean
Tom Skerritt Rev. Maclean
Brenda Blethyn Mrs. Maclean
Edie McClurg Mrs. Burns
Stephen Shellen Neal Burns
Vann Gravage Young Paul
Susan Traylor Rawhide
Nicole Burdette Mabel
Emily Lloyd Jessie Burns
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Directors

Robert Redford

Writers

Norman Maclean, Richard Friedenberg

Cast

Brad Pitt Paul Maclean
Craig Sheffer Norman Maclean
Tom Skerritt Rev. Maclean
Brenda Blethyn Mrs. Maclean
Edie McClurg Mrs. Burns
Stephen Shellen Neal Burns
Vann Gravage Young Paul
Susan Traylor Rawhide
Nicole Burdette Mabel
Emily Lloyd Jessie Burns
William Hootkins Murphy
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Young Norman
Robert Redford Narrator
Michael Cudlitz Chub
Lance R. Jones Party-Goer
MacIntyre Dixon Police Sergeant
Al Richardson Mr. Murchison
Chuck Adamson Harry the Editor
Jack Kroll Reporter
Tracy Mayfield Bouncer at Lolo

Producers

Jake Eberts Executive Producer
Barbara Maltby Executive Producer
Robert Redford Producer
Amalia Mato Producer
William Kittredge Producer
Patrick Markey Producer
Jake Eberts Producer
Barbara Maltby Producer
Annick Smith Producer

Editors

Robert Estrin, Lynzee Klingman

1993 Oscar Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published Nominated
1993 Oscar Best Cinematography Won
1993 Oscar Best Music, Original Score Nominated
1993 Golden Globe Best Director - Motion Picture Nominated
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