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Alone in the Wilderness (2004)

Documentary tells the story of Dick Proenneke who, in the late 1960s, built his own cabin in the wilderness at the base of the Aleutian Peninsula, in what is now Lake Clark National Park. ... See full summary »

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Sam Keith (book), Dick Proenneke (journals)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Dick Proenneke Dick Proenneke ... Himself
Bob Swerer Jr. Bob Swerer Jr. ... Narrator (voice)
Wendy Ishii Wendy Ishii ... Narrator (voice)
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Pamela Guest ... On-air Co-host with Nicholas Guest
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Documentary tells the story of Dick Proenneke who, in the late 1960s, built his own cabin in the wilderness at the base of the Aleutian Peninsula, in what is now Lake Clark National Park. Using color footage he shot himself, Proenneke traces how he came to this remote area, selected a homestead site and built his log cabin completely by himself. The documentary covers his first year in-country, showing his day-to-day activities and the passing of the seasons as he sought to scratch out a living alone in the wilderness. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

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English

Release Date:

8 October 2004 (USA) See more »

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Alone in the Wilderness See more »

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Bob Swerer Productions See more »
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Dick Proenneke: I suppose, too, I was here to test myself. Not that I had never done it before, but this time, it was to be a more thorough and lasting examination. What was I capable of that I didn't know yet? Could I truly enjoy my own company for an entire year?
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Followed by Alaska: Silence & Solitude (2005) See more »

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Beautiful and Natural
10 June 2006 | by wally65See all my reviews

This has got to be one of the best movies I have ever seen every time its on TV I watch it, no matter what else is on. If you'd like to see the way things should be, watch it, its also so cool to see what you can do with wood with a few simple tools, living with nature rather then in it, hunting, fishing, gardening are so natural, if i ever get the chance i'll do it just like Dick that gives me a few years to prepare, if i could turn back time i would have done this by 30 years old....

i am very at peace when watching this movie...


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