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Mother Lode (1982)

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A couple of youngish adventurers go into the wilderness of British Columbia in search of a lost colleague. Their plane crashes and they find themselves at the mercy of a crazed old Scottish... See full summary »

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A couple of youngish adventurers go into the wilderness of British Columbia in search of a lost colleague. Their plane crashes and they find themselves at the mercy of a crazed old Scottish miner, who has lived in isolation for many decades searching the mountain caves for a chamber of long lost gold. He is prepared to do anything - including murder - to keep his gold for himself. Written by Jonathon Dabell <barnabyrudge@hotmail.com>

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Search for the Mother Lode: The Last Great Treasure  »

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Writer-producer Fraser Clarke Heston conceived the idea for the screenplay for this movie whilst visiting Death Valley, USA during the filming of The Mountain Men (1980). There, he visited mines, shafts, tunnels and caves whilst researching the old stories, yarns, myths and legends of old miners. His story was also inspired by his experiences living with the Eskimo people and Athabascan Indians when visiting the Kenai Peninsula on the southern coast of Alaska. See more »

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Loved the movie!
5 September 1998 | by (Devore, CA USA) – See all my reviews

This is a great independent movie the plot was good, and so was the photography. It was too bad that this movie did not have the advertising and promotional backing for more exposure and running length time. Because if it had, this movie would have done better and would be better known that it is! This movie should have gotten more exposure than it did at the time of release!


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