Alaska (Region 1 DVD)

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Product Details

Barcode
888574460273
Department
Movies & TV
Released
27 Jun 2017
Type
Movies
Format
DVD
Genre
Kids & Family
Region
Region 1
Studio
Allied Vaughn
Age Restriction
PG
Supply Source
USA

Movie

Title
Alaska
Release Year
1996
Running Time
109 min
Language
English
Categories
Action/Adventure / Live-Action / Animals / Family (General) / Family Interaction / Kidnapping And Missing Persons / Kids Adventure / Theatrical Release / Wilderness
Synopsis
Two youngsters set out with a newly-rescued polar bear cub to find their pilot father, whose plane went down while flying medical supplies to remote settlements in Alaska's vast wilderness. Along the way, the brother-sister-bear team must face not only hazards of Mother Nature, but a vengeful poacher who wants his bear cub back.
Notes
Released theatrically in the USA August 14, 1996.

Color by Technicolor.

Director Fraser Heston is the son of actor Charlton Heston.

Rated BBFC PG by the British Board of Film Classification.

Shot on Super 35mm

Production Companies: Castle Rock Entertainment, Columbia Pictures Corporation (US),

Special Effects: The Computer Film Company

Filmed on Location in British Columbia, Canada
Release Notes
DVD Features:
  • Region [unknown]
Cast & Crew
Director
Fraser C. Heston
Star
Dirk Benedict / Thora Birch / Ben Cardinal / Don S. Davis / Duncan Fraser / Charlton Heston / Vincent Kartheiser / Kristen Lehman / Stephen E. Miller / Gordon Tootoosis
Screenwriter
Andy Burg
Composer
Reg Powell
Producer
Andy Burg
Director of Photography
Tony Westman
Editor
Rob Kobrin
Production Designer
Douglas Higgins
Costume Designer
Monique Prudhomme
Co-Producer
Gordon Mark
Movie Critics
Chicago Sun-Times
"...The movie exercises a real charm....The story is robust and direct....The landscapes are breathtaking, and the adventure sequences are exciting without being too scary for younger viewers..."
Roger Ebert (14 Aug 1996, p.43)
Los Angeles Times
"...Well-crafted....Featuring spectacular natural scenery..."
Kevin Thomas (14 Aug 1996, p.F1)
Sight and Sound
"...[A] thrilling story which has just the right bite to impress a young audience..."
Liese Spencer (1 Nov 1996, p.41-2)