Shadow Casting: The Making Of "A River Runs Through It"

First Aired Monday, April 09, 2001

A team of talented film professionals led by producer - director Robert Redford transformed Norman Maclean's classic novella about family, religion and the outdoors into a successful motion picture. In "Shadow Casting," Redford, Oscar-winning cinematographer Philippe Rousselot, Oscar-nominated screen-writer Richard Friedenberg, actors Brad Pitt, Tom Skerritt, Craig Sheffer and Emily Lloyd along with the other cast and crew members reveal the challenges and triumphs of making their exceptional motion picture. Shot on location in Montana during the production of the film. Produced and Directed by Dennis Aig and Andy Froemke for KUSM/MontanaPBS MSU-Bozeman in cooperation with KBYU-TV, The Hunter Neil Company, and Silent Pictures.