Re: Lost in the Barrens

Gary Handman (
Thu, 3 Sep 1998 08:25:23 -0700

Here's what OCLC has to say for itself:

TITLE: Lost in the barrens
| PLACE: Evanston, IL :
|PUBLISHER: Beacon Films/Altschul Group,
| YEAR: 1993 1990
| PUB TYPE: Audiovisual
| FORMAT: 1 videocassette (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
| NOTES: Based on a novel written by Farley Mowat.
| Public performance video.
| Producers, Derek Mazur, Joan Scott, Seaton McLean ; director,
Michael Scott.
| Nicholas Shields, Evan Adams, Lee J. Campbell and Graham Greene.
| Originally produced by Sunday Night Productions, Inc. and Muddy
| River Films Limited, 1990.
| Jamie, an orphan who must leave his upper-class boarding school
| to live with an uncle in the wilderness of Manitoba, Canada, has
| no idea of the incredible adventure that awaits him. During a
| hunting trip, he and Awasis, a Native American Indian boy, become
| separated from the group. Finding themselves lost and alone in
the icy and dreaded wilderness called The Barrens, their struggle
| to survive against impending doom strips away their prejudice
| toward one another's cultures, and demands from them more
| courage, determination and trust than they ever thought they
| could muster.

>Would anybody have any information about the movie Lost in the Barrens?
>A teacher insists there was such a title but it's not in my video books.
>Thanks. Judie Porter, Portsmouth Schools, RI

Gary Handman
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000

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