The River Why
The River Why (2010)

Matt Leutwyler directs this adaptation of David James Duncan's novel surrounding a young man's (Zach Gilford) search for a rainbow trout. William Hurt co-stars as the man's father, while Amber Heard fills the role of the… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
DVD Release Date: November 8, 2011
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The River Why suffers from a pervasive lack of authenticity that inevitably (and ultimately) renders its few positive attributes moot...

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Cynthia S.
I can handle slow moving movies, but this one went nowhere. If you are the outdoors type, this may appeal to you for the river scenes. For those who would… More
"I like the actors Zach Gilford, William Hurt, and Amber Heard. BUT this film did neither justice and I am having such a hard time understanding why they… More
Jim Hunter
A young man leaves his family to fish and pursue a woman. This film immediately reminded me of <i>A River Runs through It</i> because both concern a… More