Sam, a brilliant child, leaves home for the mountains after being told that the family summer trip has been canceled, thus preventing him from doing the algae experiments he had planned for that summer. The film chronicles his struggle for independence, and with the forces of natures. Written by
Jason A. Cormier <email@example.com>
A boy who dreams of leaving civilization.
Did You Know?
Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 - May 6, 1862) was an American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, and historian. A leading transcendentalist, and is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay called Resistance to Civil Government (also known as Civil Disobedience), an argument for disobedience to an unjust state. See more
After being so long in the wilderness Sam Gribley's hair should have grown a lot longer. See more
Hey you guys, how 'bout some algae soup?
[a raccoon eats the soup
Well, at least *somebody* likes it.
Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Free Willy
Baby Elephant Walk
from Hatari! (1962)
Music by Henry Mancini
Arranged by Jerry Bilik See more