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Shadow of the Wolf (1992)

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In Canada's North during the 1930s, a young Inuit kills a White trader and is pursued by the police but his father is determined to protect his fugitive son at any cost.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu ...
Big Tooth (as Raoul Trujillo)
Qalingo Tookalak ...
Jobie Arnaituk ...
Tamussie Sivuarapik ...
Harry Hill ...
David Okpik ...
Patricia Eshkibok ...
Parted Hair
Earl Danyluk ...
Hatchet Jack
Glenn Verdon ...


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.

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some violence and sensuality | See all certifications »





Release Date:

5 March 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Shadow of the Wolf  »

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Box Office


$1,448,640 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Lou Diamond Phillips and Jennifer Tilly started dating during production and were eventually engaged. See more »


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 »


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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Good, but...
7 August 1999 | by (Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada) – See all my reviews

I like this movie because drama of the arctic pole are rare! In this point of view, it's very original. But the settings are so Hollywood! This arctic don't seem to be so cold and Jennifer Tilly don't look like an Inuit woman. But the story is good, even if the movie had few to do with the Yves Theriault book AGAGUK (it's supposed to be the movie of the book). But it's a good piece of work. Lou Diamond Phillips is O.K.

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