Far From Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog
Closed Capationed Starring: Jesse Bradford Director: Phillip Borsos  Rated: PG: Parental Guidance Suggested

Far From Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 21 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1995
  • Label: 20th Century Fox
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers:
      1. Original Theatrical Trailer
      2. LUCAS
      3. BUSHWHACKED

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Entertainment Reviews:

Variety - 01/09/1995
"...The craft is superior....[Bradford] effortlessly demonstrates an instinct talent and charisma..."
New York Times - 01/13/1995
"...A survivalist's idyll that finds an exhilarating balance between images of nature's fury and its beauty..."
Sight and Sound - 04/01/1995
"...Dazzling cinematography....An appealing adventure story in the time-honoured boy-and-his-dog tradition..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 01/13/1995
"...A well-made contemporary adventure....Borsos has done an admirable job in combining respect for nature with an exciting storyline..."

Product Description:

A family adventure and classic boy-and-dog tale, FAR FROM HOME follows young Angus (Jesse Bradford), and the deep friendship he shares with his adopted Labrador, Yellow. Living an idyllic life in rural Canada, Angus's world is turned upside down when a boating trip with his father ends in disaster. Stranded and lost in the Canadian wilderness, Angus and Yellow must get by on their wits, while Angus's frantic parents (Mimi Rogers and Bruce Davidson) search desperately for their son. The heartwarming, harrowing saga plays out against a gorgeous Canadian backdrop of mountains, forests, and secluded lakes.

Plot Synopsis:

When teenager Angus McCormick finds a Labrador Retriever, he names the pooch "Yellow" and brings him home. Soon after, Angus and his dad go on a boating trip, taking the boy's newfound friend with them. But a violent storm strikes, capsizing the boat, and Angus and Yellow drift to shore alone. The pair find themselves stranded in the wilderness for weeks on end with only limited supplies. As the family searches for them, Angus and his dog travel through the woods using rugged survival instincts to stay alive -- but their trek is made even more difficult when Angus breaks his arm. Will this troubled pair last long enough to make it back home'

Plot Keywords:

Adventure | Animals | Dogs | Family Interaction | Kids Adventure | Theatrical Release | Wilderness

Production Notes:

  • Theatrical release: Jan. 13, 1995.
  • Filmed on location in British Columbia.
  • Filmed in Alpha Cine color.
  • Rated BBFC U by the British Board of Film Classification.
  • Additional Crew: Major Denis Lajeunesse (Technical Advisor); Dawn Martin (Animal Trainer).

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  • Sales Rank: 114,484
  • UPC: 024543068341
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