A River Runs Through It (US BD) in July

New extras + book packaging = full price for this catalogue title from Sony in July…

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment have announced the US Blu-ray Disc release of A River Runs Through It on 28th July 2009 priced at $38.96 SRP. Robert Redford’s family drama set against a background of fly fishing and the Montana wilderness is based on Norman Maclean’s autobiographical novella.

Sony’s high-def set is packaged in a 32-page book with photos, talent files and three pages of the Oscar-nominated screenplay. It also contains exclusive bonus features, including a how-to lesson from master fly fisherman Brandon Boedecker; a documentary on the restoration of the Blackfoot River with the help of Redford and his film crew; a behind-the-scenes look at the film’s production; selected deleted scenes and BD exclusive screen savers of the beautiful Montana landscape.

Extras include:

  • Never Before-Released Deleted Scenes
  • All-New Featurette: Casting a Line: The Beginner’s Guide to Fly Fishing – Hosted by master fly fisherman Brandon Boedecker, this segment takes us step by step through the process of fly fishing.
  • All-New Featurette: The Blackfoot Challenge: Rescuing a River – The compelling true story of the destruction of Montana’s Blackfoot River, and how a committed group of volunteers (assisted by Robert Redford and the film crew) helped generate enough money to restore this natural treasure.
  • All-New Featurette: Deep Currents: Making a River Runs Through It – In an in-depth exploration of the movie’s creation, Redford talks about his long and challenging journey to turn Norman Maclean’s evocative book into a transcendent piece of cinema.
  • BD Exclusive: On The Blackfoot River Hi-Def Looping Screen Savers

Updated: May 19, 2009

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