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Build a Fire (2011)

This adaptation of Jack London's, "To Build a Fire," is a modern look at the story of man set against nature.
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Cast

Credited cast:
David Fichtenmayer David Fichtenmayer ... Tom Vincent
Brian Rozek Brian Rozek ... Brian
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This adaptation of Jack London's, "To Build a Fire," is a modern look at the story of man set against nature.

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Don't Travel Alone

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Short | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 2011 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Watertown, New York, USA

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Budget:

$4,000 (estimated)
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Color
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"Build a Fire" won a "New York International Independent Film and Video Festival Award" and a "Munoz Generations International Film Festival Award" for Best Dramatic Short in 2011. See more »

Connections

Remake of To Build a Fire (1969) See more »

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Despertar
Written by Andrea Dulbecco and Luca Gusella
Performed by Aisha Duo
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Classic Short Film
8 May 2019 | by takethathonestySee all my reviews

To Build a Fire is not only a staple in American Literature, but also, this is a milestone in Pimentel's Career. Winning two Film Festivals for 'Best Dramatic Short,' this film has set the tone & pace for all his Directorial installments in Cinema.

By mixing Jack London's reach into the depths of mankind along with the minimalist & neorealist approach of Alexander's filmmaking, 'Build a Fire,' stands as a 20min experience of tragedy, turmoil and the universal struggle of man vs. nature.

Tom Vincent is a famous role played by David Fichtenmayer and the influence of this Short Film is most prevalent in The Directive 2019. (My favorite Film from this Director)

This should be picked up by The Criterion Collection.


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