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The Call of the Wild
The Call of the Wild 1997
Directed by Peter Stavek
Produced by Julie Allan
Written by Graham Ludlow
Music Alan Reeves
Starring Rutger Hauer

Bronwen Booth
Charles Edwin Powell
Burke Lawrance
Luc Morrissette
Robert Pierre Côté
and John Novak

Distributed by
Release date June 22, 1997
Budget
Running time 97 minutes


The Call of the Wild is a 1997 movie. The screenplay by Graham Ludlow is based on the classic Jack London novel The Call of the Wild, published in 1903. Narrated by Richard Dreyfuss and starring Rutger Hauer.

Sumarry

Jack London's classic story from 1903 about Buck, a dog kidnapped from his home in California and taken to the Yukon where he is mistreated until a prospector discovers him and relates to his situation. Although the two are bonded, Buck yearns to run free with the wild dogs in the wilderness.

Story

Cast

  • Rutger Hauer - John Thornton
  • Bronwen Booth - Mercedes
  • Charles Edwin Powell - Hal
  • Burke Lawrance - Charles
  • Luc Morrissette - Perrault
  • Robert Pierre Côté - Francois
  • John Novak - Matthewson
  • Richard Dreyfuss -Narrator (voice)
  • John Dunn-Hill - Hans
  • Jack Langedijk - Pete
  • Michael Shanks - Fellow Gambler #1
  • Raymond Ducasse - Judge Miller
  • Eric Hoziel - Manuel
  • Lynne Adams - Maggie
  • Deano Clavet - The Baggage Man
  • Barry Blake - The Man in the Red Sweater
  • Bernard Ranger - The Government Clerk
  • Howard Rosenstein - The Savvy Prospector #1
  • Michel Perron - The Savvy Prospector #2
  • Steve Adams - Mr. Kerns, Matthewson's friend
  • Chris Heyerdahl - Fellow Gambler #2
  • Eric Cabana - Yeehat Warrior
  • Mike Kanentakeron - Yeehat Story Teller
  • Vasko, Gessa and Gustav - Buck
  • Pinceau - Curly
  • Kino - Spitz
  • Dave - Dave
  • Pirate - Billee
  • Sun - Sol-leks
  • Jack, Rocky, Andy and Dixie - Dogs on Mercedes Team

Similirities and diffearances with book

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