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Spirit Bear: The Simon Jackson Story (2005)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Drama, Family  |  2005 (Canada)
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Simon Jackson fights to save the endagered Spirit Bear from extinction by going up against the foresting industry.

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Simon Jackson
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Lloyd Blackburn, Ph.D.
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Marcus Perdue
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Frank Perdue
Catherine Disher ...
Ms. Starr
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Neil Lawrence (as Owen Rotharmel)
Troy Yorke ...
Fergus Diogenes
Pamela Sinha ...
Sophie Sabris, Minister
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Clive Jackson
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Carol Ann
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Mr. Hall
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Weasel
Melody A. Johnson ...
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Simon Jackson is an awkward 15-year-old who lives on a planet light years away from the "in" crowd-until a life changing moment. Attacked in the British Columbia wilderness, Simon is rescued by a rare white Kermode bear. When he learns these magnificent creatures are endangered, that only 400 are in existence in a small area of northern BC, Simon turns from shy, stuttering daydreamer to political activist. Mustering his courage, he takes on the powerful forest industry and the provincial government, eventually rallying everyone from Prince William to the Backstreet Boys. Simon ultimately secures the protection of 2500 square miles of Princess Royal Island-one of the largest land protection battles ever won-and is named one of Time Magazine's "Heroes for the Planet." Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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It is a beautiful film.
4 February 2006 | by (Lebanon) – See all my reviews

This film is a beautiful film but it is little bit old.What I meant that the filming and the clothes look old.But anyway it is a beautiful film. This film is really interesting for the ones who eagers to know facts about the past.The story of the bear and having a friend whose father is a part of killing this spirit bear made me to keep watching it. Fighting adults and their ways of thinking about us teenagers made me strong after watching.This story is very real to me and I love it. It is a story of a determination that has came at a cost which made me happy and strong. This is a story that needs to be seen by everybody and I really mean it.


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