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To Build a Fire (2003)

A man is traveling through the great North American wilderness, in temperatures of seventy degrees below zero, with only his dog for a companion. As he crosses a frozen stream, a misstep ... See full summary »

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Luca Armenia
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Olivier Pagès ... The Man
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A man is traveling through the great North American wilderness, in temperatures of seventy degrees below zero, with only his dog for a companion. As he crosses a frozen stream, a misstep puts his foot through the ice. He knows he must find a way to build a fire to warm himself, or face death. Frenzy and desperation take over, challenging all attempts to survive... Written by Anonymous

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Against nature, a man faces his mortality...

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

26 June 2003 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Развести огонь See more »

Filming Locations:

High Tatras, Slovakia

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EUR55,000 (estimated)
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