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Set during the Alaskan gold rush of the late 1800s. In his efforts to gain control of a small mining town, Sean McLennon is buying up every mining claim that becomes available, usually after the deaths of the previous owners at the hands... See more »

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Sean McLennon
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Hudson Saanteek (as Christophe Lambert)
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Sarah
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Reno
Morten Faldaas ...
Smiley
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Colonel Henry Johnson
Mary M. Walker ...
Haina
Renny Hoalona Loren ...
Cheelik
Frank Salsedo ...
Nakki
Don Backhurst ...
Native American
Roddy 'Two Eagle' Randall ...
Native American
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Bjorn Svenson (as Reidar Sorenson)
Pedea Torget ...
Jesper
Hilde Grythe ...
Hannah
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Jim Hanson
Audun Meling ...
Raferty
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Lindberg
Kalle Øby ...
Bartender (as Kalle Oby)
Torgils Moe ...
Magnusson
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Sheriff Lamont
Frank Krog ...
Big Tim
Harald Brenna ...
Iron Mike
Stephen Sinclair ...
Auctioneer
Simon Lay ...
Pete
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Gwill (as Asmund Brede Eike)
Norman Charles ...
Tonga
Øyvind Lie Thommesen ...
Graves (as Oywind Lie Thommesen)
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Ross
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Sergeant Lewis (as Nicholas Cairis)
Makka ...
The Wolf
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Arild Svensgam ...
American miner
Luan Bexheti ...
(uncredited)
Bjorn Ungersness ...
(uncredited)

Directed by

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Nils Gaup

Written by

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Heck Allen ... (novel "The North Star") (as Will Henry)
 
Gilles Béhat ... (story) (as Giles Behat) and
Philippe Schwartz ... (story)
 
Sergio Donati ... (screenplay) and
Lorenzo Donati ... (screenplay) and
Paul Ohl ... (screenplay)
 
Maria Giese ... () (uncredited)

Produced by

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Conchita Airoldi ... co-producer
Petter J. Borgli ... co-producer (as Petter Borgli)
Linda Chabert ... associate producer
Dino Di Dionisio ... co-producer (as Dino de Dionisio)
Anne François ... producer
Christopher Lambert ... executive producer (as Christophe Lambert)
Alain Mayor ... assistant producer
Luke Randolph ... co-producer
Jean-Pierre Rosenberg ... associate producer
Janice Shapiro ... associate producer

Music by

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Bruce Rowland
John Scott

Cinematography by

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Bruno de Keyzer ... (as Bruno De Keyser)

Film Editing by

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Michael A. Hoey
Kant Pan

Editorial Department

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Michael A. Hoey ... additional editor
Xavier Loutreuil ... first assistant editor
Paul Parsons ... first assistant editor

Casting By

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Julie Wiggen
Jeremy Zimmermann ... (as Jerry Zimmerman)

Production Design by

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Ben Morahan

Art Direction by

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Billy Johansson

Set Decoration by

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Bo B. Randulff ... (uncredited)

Costume Design by

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Mimi Lempicka

Makeup Department

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Julie Clark ... assistant makeup artist
Veslemøy Fosse Ree ... makeup artist (as Veslemay Fosse Ree)
Didier Lavergne ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Catherine Adart ... post-production manager
Josselyne Bucciali ... production manager
François d'Artemare ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Magnus Wessel Bøe-Waal ... second assistant director (as Magnus Waal)
Arne Dahr ... third assistant director
Olivier Horlait ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Hanne Live Andersen ... sign painter
Leigh Gilbert ... construction manager
Bjørn Grønnerud ... Stagehand
Fridrik H. Mar ... property master
Pål Petersen-Bergvik ... set dresser (as Pal Petersen Bergvik)
Marius von Schack ... props

Sound Department

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Vincent Arnardi ... foley recordist
Harry Barnes ... sound effects editor
Gérard Lamps ... re-recording mixer
Ad Stoop ... boom operator
Clancy T. Troutman ... supervising sound editor
Ian Voigt ... sound

Special Effects by

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Richard Conway ... special effects supervisor
Sam Conway ... special effects
Aksel Rødseth ... special effects (as Aksel Rodseth)
Tim Willis ... special effects

Visual Effects by

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Thomas Duval ... digital compositor
Julian Parry ... visual effects consultant: Cinesite
Antoine Simkine ... visual effects supervisor

Stunts

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Dag Eliassen ... stunt double: Christopher Lambert
Martin Grace ... stunt coordinator
Anita Topnesvåg ... Stunt double for Catherine McCormack: Model / stunt double: Catherine McCormack: stunt double

Camera and Electrical Department

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Morten Andreassen ... electrician
Anders Eide ... dolly grip
Anders Leegaard ... first assistant camera
Daniel Leterrier ... camera operator
Morten Magnussen ... key grip
Terje Røkke ... electrician
Roland Savage ... camera operator
Odd-Steinar Tøllefsen ... still photographer (as Odd Steiner Tollefsen)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Ingvild Eiring ... costumer

Location Management

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Catho Bach Christensen ... location manager

Music Department

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John Scott ... orchestrator
Robin Gray ... music scoring engineer (uncredited)
Bruce Rowland ... conductor: American version (uncredited)
John Scott ... conductor: European version (uncredited)

Script and Continuity Department

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Aslaug Konradsdottir ... script supervisor

Additional Crew

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Carina Brattvik ... production coordinator
Monty Diamond ... production consultant
Bjørn Fjærestad ... actor coordinator
Håkon Larssen ... production assistant
Marion Nadal ... production administrator
Brian Thomas ... weapons handler
Magnus Thulin ... production assistant (as Magnus Thullin)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Set during the Alaskan gold rush of the late 1800s. In his efforts to gain control of a small mining town, Sean McLennon is buying up every mining claim that becomes available, usually after the deaths of the previous owners at the hands of McLennon's "assistants". One of the miners targeted by McLennon, a half-Indian hunter named "Hudson Saanteek", manages to escape his hired thugs, and comes back into town looking to re-establish his claim and get revenge. McLennon and his men have the advantange of numbers and weapons, but Saanteek has his survival skills, and knowledge of the Alaskan wilderness. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher

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Taglines Where land is power and revenge is obsession. See more »
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Also Known As
  • The North Star (United Kingdom)
  • Grand Nord (France)
  • Duello tra i ghiacci (Italy)
  • Tashunga (Norway)
  • The North Star (World-wide, English title)
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  • 90 min
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Budget $18,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Goofs The Army Officer who comes to Nome to declare martial law is wearing the crossed sabers on his hat; those of a cavalry officer. The hat badge is upside down. The hilts of the sabers should be in the lower half, not the upper. The blade tips belong at the upper half. See more »
Quotes [first lines]
Reno: Where is Hudson Saanteek?
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