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Antarctica (1983)

Nankyoku monogatari (original title)
Two Japanese scientists, Ushioda and Ochi, develop a bond with their sled dogs while on an expedition in Antarctica. Ushioda and Ochi eventually leave Antarctica, only to return to search ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Akira Ushioda
Tsunehiko Watase ...
Kenjirô Ochi
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Chief Ozawa
Masako Natsume ...
Keiko Kitazawa
Keiko Oginome ...
Asako Shimura
Takeshi Kusaka ...
Morishima Kyoju
Shigeru Kôyama ...
Horigome Taicho
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Iwakiri Sencho
Jun Etô ...
Tokumitsu Taiin
Kôichi Satô ...
Toda Taicho
Shin Kishida ...
Kissaten Master
Takeshi Ôbayashi ...
Nonomiya Taicho
Shinji Kanai ...
Ozaki Taicho
Shinshô Nakamaru
Masafumi Satô
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Two Japanese scientists, Ushioda and Ochi, develop a bond with their sled dogs while on an expedition in Antarctica. Ushioda and Ochi eventually leave Antarctica, only to return to search for the dogs inadvertently marooned there. Written by Petr Meretyk <pechc@cunyvm.cuny.edu>

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Adventure | Drama

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23 July 1983 (Japan)  »

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1.85 : 1
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The movie "8 Below" is a somewhat sanitized retelling of the same true events that inspired this movie See more »


Soundtracks

Ai no ôrora
Music by Tetsuji Hayashi
Lyrics by Tokiko Iwatani
Performed by Keiko Oginome
Courtesy of Canyon Records
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26 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Where can I buy this book. What a loving movie of friendship and love. After viewing the film that Disney did I came home and I really loved my dog. The wonderful thing that I came away from this film was a strong unconditional Love. Why can't humans learn from these wonderful dogs and their owner. My goodness six months went by and some of the dogs made it through some terrible weather. After everything that these dogs went through they were so happy to once again be with their master. How terrible for the master of these dogs must have felt to leave them behind and not knowing if he would ever see them again. How wonderful it is for someone to believe in something and love the way that this person did for his dogs. Thank you Deb


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