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Man in the Wilderness (1971)

In the early 1800's, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilisation and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide ... See full summary »

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Lowrie
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Benoit
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Potts
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Longbow
Robert Russell ...
Smith
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Bruce M. Fischer ...
Wiser
Dean Selmier ...
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In the early 1800's, a group of fur trappers and Indian traders are returning with their goods to civilisation and are making a desperate attempt to beat the oncoming winter. When guide Zachary Bass is injured in a bear attack, they decide he's a goner and leave him behind to die. When he recovers instead, he swears revenge on them and tracks them and their paranoiac expedition leader down. Written by Alfred Jingle

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The savagery of nature against the will of one man. See more »


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19 December 1971 (Sweden)  »

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Apostoli aftoktonias  »

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Another version of this story was released in 2015 with Leonardo DiCaprio in the lead called The Revenant (2015), which is based in part on the book by Michael Punke. See more »

Goofs

The Arikara chief speaks Lakota instead of the Sanish language of the Arikaras. See more »

Quotes

Ferris: You'd take the pennies off your dead mother's eyes.
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Referenced in Scream Bloody Murder (1973) See more »

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Zach Meets Redthorn
Composed by Johnny Harris
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
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only dull if your looking for precooked adventure
18 November 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie's only problem is that it requires a contact with some of the elements portrayed in it: the place, the weather, the bears, the furs, the protagonists (fur trappers or aboriginals). The movie is great because because it does not pretend to be : it just delivers on its premise, a man in the wilderness! The cinematics is beautiful, and even if one could wish on going in deeper in the psyche of the main characters, maybe you just can't, maybe things are more simple than our techno-psychological outlook of modern society hides from us. ANd that is what makes this an incredible movie. It's plain crazy and believable, the pinnacle of human spirit and and it's loathsomeness.


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