River's Edge Movie Review 1987

Information and Film Reviews for River's Edge the Movie

Staff rating


Visitor rating
2.0 4.0 from 1 reviews

Drug-addled high school student strangles his girlfriend and casually displays the corpse to his apathetic group of friends, who leave the murder unreported for days. Harrowing and gripping; based on a true story. Aging biker Hopper is splendid.

Distribution

New Line Home Video, 116 N. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048, Phone: (310)854-5811, Fax: (310)854-1824, URL: http://www.newline.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 99 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Killer Teens, A River Runs Through the Plot, True Stories, Teen Angst
Screenplay
Neal Jimenez
Cast
Keanu Reeves, Crispin Glover, Daniel Roebuck, Joshua John Miller, Dennis Hopper, Ione Skye, Roxana Zal, Tom Bower, Constance Forslund, Leo Rossi, Jim Metzler
Cinematography
Frederick Elmes
Director
Tim Hunter
Music
Jurgen Knieper
Producer
Sarah Pillsbury, Midge Sanford, Hemdale Films

Awards

Ind. Spirit 1988: Film, Screenplay; Sundance 1987: Special Jury Prize.

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