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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

Togo was missing the tip of his right ear. This is presumed to have been caused by him agitating some Malamutes when he was still a puppy, leading to one of them mauling him. This scarring does not seem to appear in the movie. See more »

Goofs

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

Connections

Referenced in Conan: Willem Dafoe/Emily Catalano (2019) See more »

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Togo tugs at the heart!
21 December 2019 | by glenn-r-richardsonSee all my reviews

With all the blockbusters being constantly cranked out for our consumption, it's great to come across a heartwarming story so expertly told. Once you realize this is a true story, it's even more amazing as you really can't believe the events actually happened. William Dafoe does a great job at playing a tough guy with a warm heart. You'll find yourself in awe of this true hero story and if you're like me you'll be choking back the tears. Great movie for the family. Enjoy.


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