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When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Will Stoneman
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J.W. Harper
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Ned Dodd
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Angus McTeague
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Borg Guillarson
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Jack Stoneman
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Maggie Stoneman
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DeFontaine
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Simon Lambert
James Cada ...
Peter Swenson
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Joe McPherson
Allan R.J. Joseph ...
Albert Carey
Alvin William 'Dutch' Lunak ...
Gabriel Cary
Tony Griffin ...
Mike Riley
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Storyline

When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will require days of racing for long hours, through harsh weather and terrain. This young man will need a lot of courage and a strong will to complete this race. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Rated PG for adventure action | See all certifications »

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14 January 1994 (USA)  »

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Vasakarat  »

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$21,006,361 (USA)
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Trivia

The trains used in the movie were from the Lake Superior Railroad Museum (LSRM) in Duluth. Due to the fact that they were actual operating trains, actors could not operate as engineers or the conductors. They were all volunteer employees of the museum. Some of them still work there (As of August 2004). See more »

Goofs

At the train station when Will is leaving, his hair alternately switches between slicked back and hanging down framing his face. See more »

Quotes

Ned Dodd: The first few days you sleep five hours. Then four, then three, then two. The last day you don't sleep. You just run. Run till the end.
Indians: You have to be strong. You have to learn focus, stamina, and balance. Only the smart ones will finish. You have to run longer and sleep less. It's your only chance. You'll make friends who arn't your friends, enemies who want to hurt you. Be careful who you trust.
Will Stoneman: How do I know who to trust?
Ned Dodd: Trust the dogs.
Indians: You have one chance. You must run at night when the ...
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Great movie
7 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I got the chance to work on this movie on the special effects crew as a local hire. It was a really interesting how we shot the movie, and how it ended up being put together. Makes you understand how important the editors are. Things that we shot weeks apart and in different locations ended up in the same scene in the movie. w Wen he goes off the cliff I am hiding just over the lip holding a safety line. It was extremely cold the first couple of weeks shooting - it was shot mostly around Duluth Minn, then it got warm and everything melted and we spent HOURS spreading potatoe flakes to make snow. The final scene of the movie - most of the snow was trucked in to cover the streets.


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