Silence Of The North

  • 1981
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Biography

Trapper Skerritt and his plucky wife, Burstyn, battle nature in the Canadian wilderness in 1919. After Skerritt drowns, Burstyn brings up their children alone until she remarries. Based on a true story, SILENCE OF THE NORTH is dragged down by a cliched presentation of the hardships endured by its principals, and Burstyn's narration is equally hackneyed....read more

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Trapper Skerritt and his plucky wife, Burstyn, battle nature in the Canadian wilderness in 1919. After Skerritt drowns, Burstyn brings up their children alone until she remarries. Based on a true story, SILENCE OF THE NORTH is dragged down by a cliched presentation of the hardships endured

by its principals, and Burstyn's narration is equally hackneyed. The photography of the Canadian woodlands is marvelous, however.

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  • Released: 1981
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Trapper Skerritt and his plucky wife, Burstyn, battle nature in the Canadian wilderness in 1919. After Skerritt drowns, Burstyn brings up their children alone until she remarries. Based on a true story, SILENCE OF THE NORTH is dragged down by a cliched pre… (more)

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