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Salt Water Moose (1996)

 -  Family | Drama  -  2 June 1996 (USA)
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When Bobby and his Mom move from Toronto, away from his dad and his baseball team, to a small town in Nova Scotia, he's picked on by all the local kids, except for Jo. And Jo has also ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Johnny Morina ...
Bobby Scofield
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Josephine 'Jo' Parnell (as Katharine Isobel)
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Lester Parnell
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Eva Scofield
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Grandma
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Richard
David Roemmele ...
Luke
Dan Warry-Smith ...
Slug
Michael Colton ...
D.J. Barnes
Quinn Simpson ...
Zoe
Ashley Brown ...
Ormond
Dennis O'Connor ...
Norbert
Zeus ...
Beatrice (as Zeus the Moose)
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When Bobby and his Mom move from Toronto, away from his dad and his baseball team, to a small town in Nova Scotia, he's picked on by all the local kids, except for Jo. And Jo has also befriended a lonely male moose who lives on an island, and she has a wild plan to capture and relocate a female moose to be company for him. Together, Bobby and Jo, with the help of their single parents, Eva and Lester, attempt to put Jo's plan into operation. Written by Kathy Li

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Near the beginning of the film, the family car is shown driving from Toronto supposedly to Nova Scotia. The SkyDome is shown in the background with the car clearly driving west on the Gardiner Expressway. You would drive east to Nova Scotia on that highway; there is no shortcut going west from there. See more »

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A moost wonderful family film
1 June 2005 | by (Toledo, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Bobby and his mother (Lolita Davidovich) move from Toronto to Nova Scotia after a divorce. Bobby is an excellent baseball pitcher and has been dragged away from his team to start anew; naturally, he is unhappy. When no else befriends him, a young girl named Josephine comes to his rescue. Jo takes Bobby on an adventure to a nearby island where a dead hermit's cabin used to be. Also inhabiting the island is male moose, who crossed on winter's ice and got stranded. It is Jo's dream to find him a mate. Can the two youngsters achieve this dream, with the help of Bobby's mother and Jo's father (Timothy Dalton)? This is a great family film, leaving the viewer to wonder why it is not better known, when will it be released on DVD, and why can't studios cook up more movies like this? It is a wonderful character building film, with Bobby and his mother learning to love life again after great disappointment and taking chances with friends who reach out to them. All animal lovers will be enchanted, too, as the moose in the film are delightful. With no objectionable material included, it is the perfect choice for family movie night. However, even if none of your family is nearby, don't let this film rest on the shelf. Anyone who views it will feel as good as new.


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