Los Angeles Times - 09/21/1990
"...A fine family film, an appealing survival-in-the-wilderness saga of much natural beauty and minimal sentimentality..."
Seventies made-for-TV wilderness film about a man who gets bitten by a skunk, and, fearing rabies, chains himself to the barn and orders his family not to come near him, no matter how rational he may seem. Well, it isn't long before a crisis comes along that only dear old and possibly rabid dad can handle: locating the blockage of the river, their only source of water, and a flood danger if the blockage is not removed. With his family afraid to go near him, he pleads with them to free him. Could this be a ploy to escape and infect the rest of his clan'