Based on the acclaimed novel, The River Why is the story of 20-year-old Gus Orviston , the Mozart of flyfishing (Zach Gilford, "Friday Night Lights"), who leaves his big city home in rebellion from his parents (William Hurt and Kathleen Quinlan) to live in a secluded cabin on the banks of a wild river and do nothing but fish.
finding fishing bliss, his desolation drives him on a reluctant quest for
In the process, he meets an assortment of eccentric characters
who help him on his journey to adulthood - including a quirky philosopher
(Dallas Roberts), a reporter (William Devane) and a mysterious woman (Amber
Heard) who will change his life forever.
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