A young girl and her friends set off on an expedition into the wilderness in order to find her missing father.

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A young girl and her friends set off on an expedition into the wilderness in order to find her missing father.

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They survived the savage wilderness. They would never be the same.

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23 July 1981 (Canada)  »

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Overall Good Adaptation
26 April 2003 | by (Charlotte, NC) – See all my reviews

This adaptation wasn't perfect, but covered most of the major plot action. The book is much more in depth, and I'm not sure that I liked having this vision in my mind, but the movie alone was enjoyable. This is one of my favorite novels, and I reread it often. The scene where Kate finds the answer she seeks is disturbing, but relieving. I don't get the same sort of "revelation" that I get from the novel, but had I not read the novel first, I would have enjoyed this movie more. Overall...not bad. This movie is worth checking into, especially if you are a fan of the book.


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