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A River Runs Through It (1992) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • The Maclean brothers, Paul and Norman, live a relatively idyllic life in rural Montana, spending much of their time fly fishing. The sons of a minister, the boys eventually part company when Norman moves east to attend college, leaving his rebellious brother to find trouble back home. When Norman finally returns, the siblings resume their fishing outings, and assess both where they've been and where they're going.

    - Written by Jwelch5742
  • The true story about two boys growing up in rural Montana while rebelling against their stern minister father. Eldest brother Norman eventually leaves home and becomes a disciplined, grounded professor, while younger brother Paul becomes a rebellious journalist and descends into gambling and liquor. Their mornings are spent in school and religious study, while their afternoons are devoted to fly fishing for trout in the Blackfoot River.

    - Written by Kale Whorton <nikko11@mind.net>
  • The story about two sons of a stern minister -- one reserved, one rebellious -- growing up in rural Montana while devoted to fly fishing.

    - Written by jgp3553@yahoo.com

Synopsis

The film tells the autobiographical story about two boys, Norman (Craig Sheffer) and Paul (Brad Pitt)...

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