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A Far Off Place

A Far Off Place (1993)

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The directorial debut of Academy Award-nominated cinematographer Mikael Salomon (The Abyss), A Far Off Place is based on a pair of books by novelist Laurens Van der Post. Reese Witherspoon stars as Nonnie Parker, a young girl living on an African game preserve with her parents. Ethan Embry is Harry Winslow, the snooty son of a visiting dignitary. When Nonnie and Harry witness the murder of their parents at the hands of ruthless poachers, they suddenly find themselves braving the harsh Kalahari

Jun 1, 2004

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African survival tale not for sensitive animal lovers.

February 8, 2012 Full Review Source: Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media

A gripping adventure for the family

March 31, 2005
Moviehole

Celebrates the wisdom of indigneous peoples and the fine spiritual friendships they offer to us if we open up to a different way of being.

July 18, 2003 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

The plotting and especially the violence are rather appalling for a film aimed at so youthful an audience.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

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Much more enjoyable when I was a kid, doesn't stand up to adult viewing.
September 29, 2007
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