A River Runs Through It

A River Runs Through It (1992)

Nothing perfect lasts forever. Except in our memories.

  • Genre: Drama, Family
  • Release Date: 1992-10-09
  • User Rating: 7.0/10 from 1019 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 3min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Columbia Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Robert Redford
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A River Runs Through It is a cinematographically stunning true story of Norman Maclean. The story follows Norman and his brother Paul through the experiences of life and growing up, and how their love of fly fishing keeps them together despite varying life circumstances in the untamed west of Montana in the 1920s.

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  • Craig Sheffer

    as Norman Maclean
  • Brad Pitt

    as Paul Maclean
  • Tom Skerritt

    as Rev. Maclean
  • Brenda Blethyn

    as Mrs. Maclean
  • Edie McClurg

    as Mrs. Burns
  • Stephen Shellen

    as Neal Burns
  • Vann Gravage

    as Young Paul
  • Susan Traylor

    as Rawhide
  • Nicole Burdette

    as Mabel
  • Emily Lloyd

    as Jessie Burns
  • William Hootkins

    as Murphy
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt

    as Young Norman
  • Michael Cudlitz

    as Chub
  • Rob Cox

    as Conroy
  • Buck Simmonds

    as Humph
  • Fred Oakland

    as Mr. Burns
  • David Creamer

    as Ken Burns
  • Madonna Reubens

    as Aunt Sally
  • John Reubens

    as Uncle Jimmy
  • Arnold Richardson

    as Old Norman
  • MacIntyre Dixon

    as Police Sergeant
  • Al Richardson

    as Mr. Murchison
  • Jess Schwidde

    as Mr. Sweeney
  • Chuck Adamson

    as Harry the Editor
  • Rex Kendall

    as Reporter
  • Jack Kroll

    as Reporter
  • Martina Kreidl

    as Secretary at Newspaper
  • Noah Scot Snyder

    as Copy Boy at Newspaper
  • Margot Kiser

    as Sal
  • Philip A. Braun

    as Dealer at Lolo
  • Tracy Mayfield

    as Bouncer at Lolo
  • Anne Merrem

    as Hooker at Lolo
  • Chuck Tweed

    as Drunk in Jail
  • Prudence Johnson

    as Pavilion Singer
  • D. Gorton

    as Pavilion Announcer
  • Lincoln Quesenberry

    as Drunk in Alley
  • Hawk Forssell

    as Bouncer at Speakeasy
  • Jim Dunkin

    as Speakeasy Bartender
  • Jacob Snyder

    as Piano Player
  • Kathy Scharler

    as Waitress at Speakeasy
  • Don Jeffery

    as Black Jack
  • Byron Dingman

    as Speakeasy Patron
  • Cecily Johnson

    as Speakeasy Patron
  • Caleb Shiff

    as Young John
  • Camille Bonora

    as Helen Kane Impersonator (uncredited)
  • Daren Eastwold

    as Montana Saloon Dancer (uncredited)
  • Lance R. Jones

    as Party-Goer (uncredited)
  • Robert Redford

    as Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Directing Robert Redford Director
Writing Norman Maclean Author
Writing Richard Friedenberg Screenplay
Production Robert Redford Producer
Sound Mark Isham Original Music Composer
Camera Philippe Rousselot Director of Photography
Editing Robert Estrin Editor
Editing Lynzee Klingman Editor
Production Elisabeth Leustig Casting
Art Jon Hutman Production Design
Production Amalia Mato Producer
Production Jake Eberts Executive Producer
Production William Kittredge Producer
Production Barbara Maltby Executive Producer
Production Patrick Markey Producer
Art Walter P. Martishius Art Direction
Art Gretchen Rau Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Kathy O'Rear Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Bernie Pollack Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Reese Spensley Costume Design
Crew Richard Stutsman Special Effects
Crew Mark Yuricich Special Effects
Sound Gary Rydstrom Sound Designer
Sound Gary Rydstrom Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Tom Johnson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Tom Myers Assistant Sound Designer
Sound Richard Hymns Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Ken Fischer Sound Effects Editor
Sound Clayton Collins Sound Effects Editor
Camera Justin Fonda Additional Grip
Crew Annie Ellis Stunts
Crew Noon Orsatti Stunts
Crew Miranda Garrison Choreographer