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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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The accident with the sea plane cartwheeling on landing, was not in the script - this is a real unplanned accident. The script simply asked for "engine problems at take off". The pilot was unhurt. See more »

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Presenting superb cinematography and an exciting story.
16 April 2000 | by (Pittsburgh, PA, USA) – See all my reviews

Though this review is written 18 years after the fact, this film remains among the top of my all time favorites. Introducing the great wilderness in the manner portrayed within the story was breath-taking and this introduction was significant in eventual Canadian and Alaskan adventures. When films can have such an impact on a person, they cannot help but remain close to the heart. The story was fun & exciting and very well played, yet, hats are off to the big screen impact this film portrayed of the Canadian Wilderness.


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