Never Cry Wolf (1983)

This film dramatizes the true story of Farley Mowat, when he was sent to the Canadian tundra area to collect evidence of the grievous harm the wolf population was allegedly doing to the caribou herds. In his struggle to survive in that difficult environment he studies the wolves, and realizes that the old beliefs about wolves and their supposed threat are almost totally false. Furthermore, he learns that humans represent a far greater threat to the land, and also to the wolves, a species which plays an important role in the ecosystem of the north.

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 100% / Audience 84%

Rated PG,  1 hr 45 mins

GENRES
Action • Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION
Carroll Ballard
CAST
Charles Martin Smith  •  Zachary Ittimangnaq  •  Samson Jorah  •  Hugh Webster

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Charles Martin Smith Farley Mowat
Zachary Ittimangnaq Ootek
Samson Jorah Mike
Hugh Webster Drunk
Brian Dennehy Rosie