To escape an abusive boyfriend, without announcing her plans in advance, Jean Gilkyson takes her young daughter Griff to the Wyoming ranch of her father-in-law, Einar. Jean and Einar are disaffected, as he blames her for the death of his son in a car accident. Einar is taking care of his friend Mitch, who was attacked by a bear, and Einar does not know that he has a granddaughter. While Mitch heals and forgives the bear, Einar also changes his feelings regarding Jean, finally understanding that accidents happen and accepting her and loving Griff.
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
every secret takes on a life of its own
Did You Know?
Bart the Bear Jr (or little Bart) appears in this movie. He is owned by Doug and Lynn Seuss who also owned the original Bart who died in 2000. Bart and Bart Jr are unrelated. See more
When Crane is driving Jean home from town there is no rear-view mirror in his vehicle. However, when they arrive at Einar's ranch a few minutes later, a rear-view mirror is clearly visible on the inside windshield. See more
[talking to raccoon
I heard you interfering little bastards rummage around my yard. I'll thank you for keeping the owls off of my cats.
Written by Jessi Alexander
and Sally Barris
Performed by Jessi Alexander
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing See more