"I just went on a lot of instinct and my own emotions. I was very young and they were appropriate for the part. Stand by Me was a weird time for me as a person. I was going through a lot of doubt, a lot of insecurity, coming of age growing up. A lot of sexual frustrations and things like that you go through at age fourteen." ~River Phoenix during an interview with Peter Keough for the Chicago Sun-Times

"I just went on a lot of instinct and my own emotions. I was very young and they were appropriate for the part. Stand by Me was a weird time for me as a person. I was going through a lot of doubt, a lot of insecurity, coming of age growing up. A lot of sexual frustrations and things like that you go through at age fourteen." ~River Phoenix during an interview with Peter Keough for the Chicago Sun-Times

"River Phoenix played my son and I came to love him like a son.  I was proud to watch him grow into a man of such talent, integrity, and passion."  --Harrison Ford on River Phoenix

"River Phoenix played my son and I came to love him like a son. I was proud to watch him grow into a man of such talent, integrity, and passion." --Harrison Ford on River Phoenix

"River was one of the most amazing people that ever lived; he reminded me of Bobby Kennedy. It didn't seem to me that there was some kind of hidden problem. River was extremely artistic, and there must be some pain in there somewhere. But I don't think it was the wrong kind of pain." ~Gus Van Sant about River Phoenix

"River was one of the most amazing people that ever lived; he reminded me of Bobby Kennedy. It didn't seem to me that there was some kind of hidden problem. River was extremely artistic, and there must be some pain in there somewhere. But I don't think it was the wrong kind of pain." ~Gus Van Sant about River Phoenix

A Boy named River Phoenix | baudelairesrps: Why do you have to carry the...

A Boy named River Phoenix | baudelairesrps: Why do you have to carry the...

River Phoenix Golden Globe Awards Interview. He was so humble and nonchalant about winning. Love him!

River Phoenix Golden Globe Awards Interview. He was so humble and nonchalant about winning. Love him!

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