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GIFFONI FILM FESTIVAL 1996 - 27 July.4 August

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Category: Edition 1996

Jake Barnes and his two kids, Sean and Jessie, have moved to Alaska after his wife died. He is a former airline pilot now delivering toilet paper across the mountains. During an emergency delivery in a storm his plane goes down somewhere in the mountains. Annoyed that the authorities aren't doing enough, Jessie and Sean set out on an adventure to find their father with the help of a polar bear which they have saved from a ferocious poacher. Conflict ensues.

Original Title Alaska
Italian Title Alaska
Category Out of competition
Section Premiere
Tipology Feature Film
Duration 109'
Production Year 1996
Nationality USA
Directed by Fraser Clarke Heston
Screenplay Andy Burg, Scott Myers
Music Reg Powell
Main cast Thora Birch, Vincent Kartheiser, Dirk Benedict

 regista fraser c hestonFRASER CLARKE HESTON

Fraser C. Heston was born on February 12, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is a producer and director, known for I dieci comandamenti (1956), Scappo dalla città - La vita, l'amore e le vacche (1991) and I predatori della vena d'oro (1982). He has been married to Marilyn Heston since May 31, 1980. They have one child.