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Alaska: Spirit of the Wild

bigImage ALASKA: SPIRIT OF THE WILD is the ultimate story of survival, where life triumphs season after season against fierce conditions and challenges.

“It is a place little contaminated by the present, where we can rediscover a vitality and beauty vanishing from our lives. Whether or not we will ever reach Alaska, we all want to know such a place still exists.” This is narrator Charlton Heston's poignant summation of the film ALASKA: SPIRIT OF THE WILD.

Transporting viewers on a voyage into the last great frontier where nature enchants the eye with magnificent spectacles, this film takes audiences fishing with brown bears, soaring with bald eagles, dodging calving glaciers and racing on the hooves of caribou -- all from the comfort of their theater seats. Director George Casey masterfully relates the genesis of Alaska and then explores its rich history, surprising wildlife, magnificent landscapes, harsh climate and abiding spirit.

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A Presentation of Serengetti Partners Ltd. Produced by Graphic Films Corp. for Alaska Film Partners, Ltd., in collaboration with the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Producer: Paul Novros. Co-Producer: George Casey. Director: George Casey. Distributed by the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Japanese Distributor: Sarai Inc. Director of Photography: Rodney Taylor. Edited by Tim Huntley. Narrator: Charlton Heston.

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BMZ Reviews:

Solar Polar By Ross Anthony

BMZ Review of Alaska: Spirit of the Wild By Herb Lash

Outside Reviews:

"Alaska: Spirit of the Wild" By Stan Urankar, Sun Newspapers of Cleveland

"The movie of the year -- so far" By Valdimir Zelevinsky, The Tech (MIT)

"IMAX captures Alaska's rugged beauty" By Tyler McLeod, Calgary Sun

"Alaska: Spirit of the Wild" By Brad Green, Urban Cinefile

"Alaska: Spirit of the Wild" By Diane Urbani, Deseret News

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