A River Runs Through It

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A River Runs Through It ★★★½ 1992 (PG)

Contemplative exploration of family ties and coming of age with impact falling just short of the novel's is another well-crafted American tale directed by Redford. Set in Montana during the early part of the century, a Presbyterian minister teaches his two sons, one troubled and one on his way to success, about life and religion via fly-fishing. Based on the novel by Norman Maclean. 123m/C VHS, DVD . Craig Sheffer, Brad Pitt, Tom Skerritt, Brenda Blethyn, Emily Lloyd, Edie McClurg, Stephen Shellen, Susan Taylor; D: Robert Redford; W: Richard Friedenberg; C: Philippe Rousselot; M: Mark Isham. Oscars '92: Cinematog.

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