Silence of the North (1981)





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Based on a true story, this film follows the trials and tragedies that befall Walter Reamer (Tom Skerritt) and his wife, Olive (Ellen Burstyn), as they struggle to create a home and raise a family in the brutal Canadian frontier of 1919. ~ Iotis Erlewine, Rovi
Action & Adventure , Drama
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Ellen Burstyn
as Olive Fredrickson
Tom Skerritt
as Walter Reamer
Gordon Pinsent
as John Fredrickson
Jennifer McKinney
as Little Olive
Donna Dobrijevic
as Vala Reamer
Colin Fox
as Arthur Herriott
Chapelle Jaffe
as John's Girlfriend
Ken Pogue
as Wild Man
Ken James
as Ralph
Louis Banks
as Louis
Sean McCann
as Man on Soup Line
Frank Adamson
as Trapper
Richard W. Farrell
as John Goodwin
David Fox
as Lea Goodwin
Larry Reynolds
as Auctioneer
Frank C. Turner
as Young Man
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