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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1977 - 30 July. 7 August

Sections & Films

THE ADVENTURES OF THE WILDERNESS FAMILY

Category: Edition 1977

Synopsis
A Family flees the city for a deep forest, to escape the pressures of life, and to help their sickly daughter. This family moves to the wilderness to help their sick daughter and get away from the pressures of the city. But with the daughter being chased by savage animals (twice!) and dangers like cougars, avalanches, bears, rapids, etc., the city starts to look like a better place to live!

Original Title THE ADVENTURES OF THE WILDERNESS FAMILY
Italian Title LA GRANDE AVVENTURA
Category Official Competition
Festival Awards Special Prize (1977)
Section Official Competition
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 100'
Production Year 1975
Nationality USA
Directed by Stewart Raffill
Screenplay Stewart Raffill
Main cast Robert Logan, Susan Damante, Hollye Holmes

 regista Stewart RaffillSTEWART RAFFILL

Stewart Raffill (January 27, 1942) is a British director and screenwriter.
Emigrated from the United Kingdom to the United States, his first work as a screenwriter was the film Two Boys and a Lion, by Walt Disney, starring Michael Douglas and then unknown Jodie Foster.
His love for wild animals is evidenced by his first direct film, When the north wind blows, which speaks of a hunter who goes to live in contact with the tigers.