The Journey of Natty Gann

The Journey of Natty Gann

DVD - 2002?
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A 12-year-old girl leaves Chicago to search for her single father, who has gone to Washington State to look for work during the Great Depression. Along the way, she forms a close bond with two traveling companions, a protective wolf and a hardened drifter.

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ausnos
Sep 09, 2017

The movie got boring after 45-minutes into it. It was kind of dry in the beginning. I liked the cute puppy though.

TSCPL_ChrisB Jun 05, 2016

An average movie. The acting is good, but the story is a bit too forced and formulaic. The romance was beyond me, but I think that was largely because I kept seeing Cusack as older than he actually was. Kids that like adventure stories may enjoy this. Parents concerned with content should be aware that for a PG-movie (especially one from 1985) this movie has quite a few cuss words and disturbing scenes.

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panties
Aug 08, 2014

the film was great I loved it

lasertravis Dec 24, 2013

Average movie. Underwhelming overacting by respectable actors. Feelgood Disney swill. Don't tackle the depression, Disney. Stick to lighter fare please or risk making a mockery of a very significant and serious historical period. Has it's moments if you ignore it's faults with forced emotional peaks and valleys.

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Monolith
Jan 01, 2013

A wholesome little story of a tomboy and her dog (oops -- wolf) riding the rails west during The Great Depression, in search of her dad. Really sweet, like the Disney of yore. With Scatman Crothers and a young John Cusack.

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keishan
Aug 01, 2012

very interesting, good acting, i didn't want to stop watching!

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