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Dodson's Journey (2001)

A man takes his young daughter on a cross-country fly-fishing trip following the death of his father and his wife's decision to get a divorce.


Gregg Champion


John Pielmeier (teleplay), James Dodson (book)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
David James Elliott ... James Dodson
Alicia Morton Alicia Morton ... Maggie Dodson
Robert Loggia ... Opti Dodson
Tantoo Cardinal ... Waitress
Penelope Ann Miller ... Meredith Dodson
Ellen Burstyn ... Mother
Casey Dubois Casey Dubois ... Jack Dodson
Nanci Chambers ... Becky
Lachlan Murdoch ... Darrell
Keely Purvis Keely Purvis ... Katie
Lesley Ewen ... Wendy
Nancy Kerr ... Sharon
Brenda James ... Diane
Michelle Harrison ... Kristin
Christina Jastrzembska ... Jennifer


After the death of his father and an impending divorce, James Dodson takes his 10-year-old daughter Maggie on a fishing trip. Based on the novel 'Faithful Travelers: a Father, a Daughter, A Fly-Fishing Journey of the Heart' by James Dodson. Written by slp

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10 January 2001 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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Incredible Journey!
27 January 2001 | by elikapekawSee all my reviews

I watched this movie for David James Elliot I believe him to be an incredible actor. It was cute how while teaching his daughter to fish he was reciting poetry. Being a writer I always try to rewrite movies while I am watching them. But this one was definitely written perfectly and their adventures were definitely entertaining, I probably could not watch this movie again knowing the ending. However I was surprised to see it end the way it did. So if you are in the mood for laughing, crying and David James Elliot I definitely recommend Dodson's Journey.

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