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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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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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He was left for dead. He would not forget. 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: The Revenant (2015) is based in part on the book by Michael Punke. See more »

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Indian horses were not shod. See more »

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[last lines]
Zachary Bass: I believe that's my gun.
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Referenced in Scream Bloody Murder (1973) See more »

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raw and gutsy
2 November 2002 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I was very saddened to read that Richard Harris died. He was a very fine actor who left an outstanding body of work. Man In The Wilderness really showcases this remarkable actors talent. Its based on a true story about Hugh Glass (here called Zack Bass) a man on a trapping expedition torn apart by a bear and left for dead. He travels miles and miles to get revenge(Jim Bridger was one of the men who left him). I'm amazed this man lived after such a savage attack and being left to die. Bass did some unusual first aid on himself, he rolled in maggots so they would eat the dead flesh off his body. This film has got an outstanding opening score. Its one of the best I ever heard. Harris's challenge is that he doesn't have a lot of dialogue and has to act like he is crippled and in pain for most of the film. John Huston is also fine as the sinister leader of the expedition who leaves him for dead.


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