A River Runs Through It (film)

A River Runs Through It is a 1992 American drama film directed by Robert Redford and starring Craig Sheffer, Brad Pitt, Tom Skerritt, Brenda Blethyn, and Emily Lloyd. It is based on the 1976 semi-autobiographical novella A River Runs Through It by Norman Maclean, adapted for the screen by Richard Friedenberg. Set in and around Missoula, Montana, the story follows two sons of a Presbyterian minister, one studious and the other rebellious, as they grow up and come of age in the Rocky Mountain region during a span of time from roughly World War I to the early days of the Great Depression, including part of the Prohibition era.[2]

A River Runs Through It
Theatrical release poster
Directed byRobert Redford
Screenplay byRichard Friedenberg
Based onA River Runs Through It
by Norman Maclean
Produced by
CinematographyPhilippe Rousselot
Edited by
Music byMark Isham
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • October 9, 1992 (1992-10-09)
Running time
123 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$12 million[1]
Box office$66 million

The film won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography and was also nominated for Best Music, Original Score and Best Adapted Screenplay. The film grossed over $66 million and received positive reviews from critics.

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