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Shadow of the Wolf (1992)

 -  Adventure  -  5 March 1993 (USA)
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In the 1930's, Agaguk lives his traditional Inuit life. But one day, there is a murder in the tribe and Agaguk becomes a suspect. Soon he becomes persecuted by Henderson, a mean mountie, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Agaguk
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Kroomak
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Igiyook
Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu ...
Brown
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Henderson
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Scott
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Big Tooth
Qalingo Tookalak ...
Tulugak
Jobie Arnaituk ...
Nayalik
Tamussie Sivuarapik ...
Korok
Harry Hill ...
McTavish
David Okpik ...
Pualuna
Patricia Eshkibok ...
Parted Hair
Earl Danyluk ...
Hatchet Jack
Glenn Verdon ...
Stebbins
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In the 1930's, Agaguk lives his traditional Inuit life. But one day, there is a murder in the tribe and Agaguk becomes a suspect. Soon he becomes persecuted by Henderson, a mean mountie, and he must flee through the cold winter of Northen Quebec. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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He left his people to be free. Man has turned him into a killer. He must now fight for his life.

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Rated PG-13 for some violence and sensuality | See all certifications »
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5 March 1993 (USA)  »

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$1,448,640 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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When Kroomak and Henderson meet, Henderson's pipe is in his mouth when Kroomak says, "You'll stay with me. I want nothing to happen to you." In the subsequent shot, Henderson's pipe is suddenly gone. Then we return to the two-shot and the pipe is suddenly back again - and Henderson is suddenly re-lighting it. See more »

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Kroomak: Cut him in five pieces and bury him in five directions.
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Always and Forever
Music by Maurice Jarre
Lyrics by Nathalie Carsen
Performed by Nathalie Carsen
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Hollywood didn't know what to do with it
24 February 2004 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

Lou Diamond Phillips deserves a lot of credit for even tackling this subject. A well photographed movie about the lives of the Inuit, this just isn't a commercial item. The fact alone that it was shot on location must have cost a fortune. This film shows a lot of loving tender care in the making and the cast is great throughout. Too bad that it just wasn't commercial enough.

I happen to meet Lou in my town when he was appearing as King Arthur in a production of Camelot. I told him how much I liked the film and it was unfortunate that it went straight to video. I also asked him how he liked working with Toshiro Mifune.

He replied that it was a great experience, that Toshiro Mifune was a great actor and very good to work with and it was an honor to play his son in the film.

It must have been one rugged location, those films set at either of the Earth's poles usually are. The performances by Lou as the young Inuit outcast, Toshiro Mifune as his father the medicine man of the tribe and Donald Sutherland as a Mountie are uniformly excellent.

Don't miss this very neglected item.


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