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Roughing It (2002)

A teenaged Mark Twain travels to the American West during the "Gold Rush" days in search of fortune and his destiny.

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Young Samuel Clemens
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Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain)
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Henry
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Mr. Ballou
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Orion Clemens
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Brian Stollery ...
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A teenaged Mark Twain travels to the American West during the "Gold Rush" days in search of fortune and his destiny.

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Mark Twain. Rebel. Writer. Legend.

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Jewel Staite plays Twain's daughter, whose name appears as Susan Olivia Clemens. In fact, Twain's daughter Susy's full name was Olivia Susan Clemens. See more »

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Worth waiting for.
22 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

Roughing It is my favorite Twain novel and it has never been filmed before. After nine plus film versions of The Prince & the Pauper, what a delight to finally see Roughing It. This is a big sprawling novel, so a lot is missing, but I am still grateful.


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