A river runs through it

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Robert Redford's lyrical direction sets the tone for this evocative adaptation of author Norman MacLean's memoir of his idyllic Montana youth. The MacLean family is presided over by the strict but encouraging Rev. MacLean (Tom Skerritt) and his loving wife (Brenda Blethyn). Craig Sheffer stars as the young Norman, the older son in his family, who takes his school work and writing a bit too seriously for Paul (Brad Pitt), the impetuous younger son, to take much stock in. Paul would rather have a good time, drink and play cards than get involved with academic study. Where Norman wants to be a college literature professor, Paul would prefer to stay in Montana all his life and wrangle some kind of job writing for a local newspaper. But, ironically, Paul is the better fly fisherman and in this way attains a sense of perfection. The film also details the MacLean boys' involvement with a colorful group of town's people -- including a young Indian woman Paul decides to date and the defiant Jessie (Emily Lloyd), whom Norman later marries. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi
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Full title river runs through it
Author columbia pictures
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auth_author2 Blethyn, Brenda, 1946-, Friedenberg, Richard,, Friedenberg, Richard., Isham, Mark., Lloyd, Emily, 1971-, Maclean, Norman, 1902-1990., Markey, Patrick,, Markey, Patrick., Pitt, Brad, 1963-, Redford, Robert,, Redford, Robert., Rousselot, Philippe, 1945-, Sheffer, Craig, 1960-, Skerritt, Tom,, Skerritt, Tom.
author2-role Blethyn, Brenda,1946-, Blethyn, Brenda,1946-actor., Columbia Pictures., Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm), Friedenberg, Richard,screenwriter., Friedenberg, Richard., Isham, Mark., Lloyd, Emily,1971-, Lloyd, Emily,1971-actor., Maclean, Norman,1902-1990., Maclean, Norman,1902-1990.River runs through it., Markey, Patrick,producer., Markey, Patrick., Pitt, Brad,1963-, Pitt, Brad,1963-actor., Redford, Robert,director., Redford, Robert., Rousselot, Philippe,1945-, Sheffer, Craig,1960-, Sheffer, Craig,1960-actor., Skerritt, Tom,actor., Skerritt, Tom., Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
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display_description Based on the true story of two brothers, Norman and Paul Maclean, growing up in Montana. While Paul rebels against the stern nature of the boys' father Rev. Maclean, Norman pursues his dream of becoming a writer. However, despite the brothers' differences they are ultimately bonded by their mutual love of fly-fishing.
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subject_facet Biographical films, Drama, Families, Families -- Drama, Family films, Fathers and sons, Fathers and sons -- Montana -- Drama, Feature films, Feature films -- United States, Fiction films, Film adaptations, Films for the hearing impaired, Fly fishing, Fly fishing -- Drama, Fly fishing -- Montana -- Drama, Maclean, Norman, -- 1902-1990, Maclean, Norman, -- 1902-1990 -- Drama, Maclean, Norman, -- 1902-1990 -- Film adaptations, Montana, Padre e hijo -- Teatro, Pesca con moscas artificiales -- Montana -- Teatro, Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_display A river runs through it
title_full A River Runs Through It / directed by Robet Redford, A river runs through it / Columbia Pictures presents ; directed by Robert Redford, A river runs through it [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents ; screenplay by Richard Friedenberg ; produced by Robert Redford and Patrick Markey ; directed by Robert Redford, A river runs through it [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents a film by Robert Redford ; screenplay by Richard Friedenberg ; produced by Robert Redford and Patrick Markey ; directed by Robert Redford
title_short A river runs through it
topic_facet Families, Family films, Fathers and sons, Fly fishing, Maclean, Norman, Padre e hijo, Pesca con moscas artificiales
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