River's Edge

River's Edge

Director: Tim Hunter Cast: Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Ione Skye
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Overview

River's Edge

The nude, strangled body of a teenaged girl lies on the edge of the river. Her murderer is her boyfriend, Daniel Roebuck. All the kids in Roebuck's dismal, dead-end town know who committed the murder. Trouble is, no one bothers to turn Roebuck in; some of the teens don't know how to react to the crime, while others, strung out on drugs and booze, just don't give a damn. A study of contemporary alienation, River's Edge was based on a real-life incident that occurred in Milpitas, California, in 1981. That same year, Neal Jimenez wrote his screenplay for River's Edge, but was not able to finance the project until 1987. Except for Dennis Hopper, cast as a holdover from the sixties who hobbles about on one leg and makes love to a blow-up doll, the cast was largely comprised of unknowns, many of whom (Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Ione Skye) would definitely be heard from in the future.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/03/2000
UPC: 0027616853813
Original Release: 1986
Rating: R
Source: Mgm (Video & Dvd)

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Crispin Glover Layne
Keanu Reeves Matt
Ione Skye Clarissa
Daniel Roebuck Samson "John" Tollette
Dennis Hopper Feck
Joshua John Miller Tim, Matt's Brother
Leo Rossi Jim
Josh Richman Tony
Tom Bower Bennett
Roxana Zal Maggie
Constance Forslund Madeleine
Phil Brock Mike
Danyl Deats Jamie
Michael Hungerford Tony's Father
Maeve Odum Student
Frances de L'Etanche Du Bois Aunto
Jim Metzler Burkewaite, Teacher
Tammy Smith Kim, Matt's Sister
Yuzo Nishihara Moko
Taylor Negron Checker
Chris Peters Tom
Richard Richcreek Kevin
James Terry Cop
Maryedith Burrell Actor

Technical Credits
Tim Hunter Director
Claudia Brown Costumes/Costume Designer
John Daly Executive Producer
Frederick Elmes Cinematographer
Derek Gibson Executive Producer
Anne Huntley-Ahrens Set Decoration/Design
Neal Jimenez Screenwriter
Gabor Kernyaiszky Makeup
Jürgen Knieper Score Composer
Mick Muhlfriedel Art Director
John Muto Production Designer
Kenny Myers Makeup
Sarah Pillsbury Producer
Midge Sanford Producer
Howard E. Smith Editor
Sonya Sones Editor
David Streit Co-producer
Sonya Sones Tramer Editor

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River's Edge 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
i watched this movie for the first time last year i was in shock it gave me chills inside crispin glover gave a good appearence bravo its one of those 80s movies that just sticks with you i would recommened this one