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The story of the sled dog, Togo, who led the 1925 serum run, but was considered by most to be too small and weak to lead such an intense race.

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Ericson Core

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Tom Flynn (screenplay)
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Willem Dafoe Explains the 'Togo' Love Triangle

Willem Dafoe and Julianne Nicholson, stars of the upcoming Disney+ movie Togo, discuss the impact one fearless sled dog has on a family and an entire community in 1925 Alaska.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Willem Dafoe ... Leonhard Seppala
Julianne Nicholson ... Constance Seppala
Christopher Heyerdahl ... Mayor George Maynard
Richard Dormer ... Dr. Curtis Welch
Adrien Dorval ... Bill Clark
Madeline Wickins Madeline Wickins ... Sally Burdett
Michael Greyeyes ... Amituk
Nive Nielsen ... Atiqtalik
Nikolai Nikolaeff ... Dan Murphy
Thorbjørn Harr ... Charlie Olsen
Catherine McGregor ... Sarah Foley
Michael McElhatton ... Jafet Lindeberg
Brandon Oakes ... Henry Ivanoff
Paul Piaskowski ... Max Adams
Michael Gaston ... Joe Dexter
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The story of the sled dog, Togo, who led the 1925 serum run, but was considered by most to be too small and weak to lead such an intense race.

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Rated PG for some peril, thematic elements and mild language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Disney+

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Cochrane, Alberta, Canada

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Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Trivia

The animated film Balto 1995 told the same story but Togo was the lead sled dog for most of the journey. Balto finished the last quarter but gets most of the credit. Hence the UNTOLD true story. See more »

Goofs

Even though this takes place in January, in Alaska, as usual, you can't see people's breath. See more »

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After thinking it over I can't find any flaws or things I would change - my highest rating ever
21 December 2019 | by recklessronSee all my reviews

If you are a dog lover this is a must-see film! In fact, unless you hate dogs, this is one of the best animal films I've ever seen. That includes Call of the Wild.

This may be the best performance of Willem Dafoe's career so it is also a must-see for any of his fans.


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