Silence of the North (1981)
Directed by Allan King
Genres - Action, Adventure | Sub-Genres - Adventure Drama, Docudrama, Melodrama | Run Time - 94 min. | Countries - Canada | MPAA Rating - PG
Synopsis by Iotis Erlewine
Based on a true story, this film follows the trials and tragedies that befall Walter Reamer (Tom Skerritt) and his wife, Olive (Ellen Burstyn), as they struggle to create a home and raise a family in the brutal Canadian frontier of 1919.
accident, back-to-nature, death, family, hardships, marriage, survivor, trapper, traveling, widow/widower, wilderness