Alaska (1996) Subtitles

Thora Birch, Kristin Lehman, Vincent Kartheiser, Charlton Heston

The story begins in Chicago, where two siblings, 14-year-old Sean Barnes and his 8-year-old sister Jessie, lead typical urban lives. Their world is turned upside down when their father, a geologist, tragically dies in a plane crash while conducting research in the remote wilderness of Alaska. Upon learning of their father's death, Sean and Jessie are determined to fulfill his final wish—to have his ashes scattered in the Alaskan wilderness. With their mother's reluctant permission, the siblings embark on a life-changing adventure to the far reaches of Alaska. Arriving in the small town of Sitka, Alaska, they encounter Jake Barnes, a grizzled bush pilot and their father's close friend. Despite initial reluctance, Jake agrees to take them deep into the Alaskan wilderness. The journey tests their limits as they navigate treacherous terrain, encounter wild animals, and face the elements. During their journey, the trio forms a deep bond as they share the challenges and beauty of the Alaskan wilderness. Along the way, they must also contend with poachers who threaten the local wildlife, including a young polar bear cub they have befriended. "Alaska" is a heartwarming and thrilling adventure that highlights the breathtaking landscapes of the Last Frontier while celebrating the resilience and determination of its young protagonists. It's a story of family, friendship, and the enduring connection between humans and the natural world. With its spectacular outdoor scenery and touching narrative, this film is a timeless exploration of the wild beauty and untamed spirit of Alaska.

    RATED: 5.7
    IMDB: IMDB link
    RELEASED: 1996-08-14
    DIRECTOR: Fraser Clarke Heston