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Spirit of the Wind (1979)

PG
98 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

True life story of George Attla - famous Alaskan dog sled driver. The film shows the life of Attla as a young Athabaskan trapper living in the bush in Alaska and then in a TB sanitarium in town. He comes home with a fused knee too much ...See moreTrue life story of George Attla - famous Alaskan dog sled driver. The film shows the life of Attla as a young Athabaskan trapper living in the bush in Alaska and then in a TB sanitarium in town. He comes home with a fused knee too much cross cultural conflict, and goes on to find his way as a dog sled driver. Written by John Malcolm See less
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Composer
Will Ackerman (as William Ackerman)
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Release date
Dec 14, 1979 (United States)

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26 cast members
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Pius Savage
George Attla George Attla   See fewer
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George Clutesi
George's Father George's Father   See fewer
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Slim Pickens
Obie - the store owner Obie - the store owner   See fewer
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William Ambrose
Young George Young George   See fewer
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Rudy Wiehl
Young Steven Young Steven   See fewer
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Eileen Newman
Young Marie Young Marie   See fewer
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Louis Ambrose
Young Robert Young Robert   See fewer
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Curtis Erhart
Robert Robert   See fewer
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Ace Rollins
Man in truck Man in truck   See fewer
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Charlie Peters
Sammy Sam - the fiddler Sammy Sam - the fiddler   See fewer
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Lee Salisbury
Doctor Doctor   See fewer
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John Adams
Isaak Isugliak - the kid at the hospital Isaak Isugliak - the kid at the hospital   See fewer
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Leonard Kriska
Wilson Paul Wilson Paul   See fewer
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Terry Edwin
Lambert Lambert   See fewer
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John Allen
Job Interviewer Job Interviewer   See fewer
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Merv Hilpipre
Gareth Wright Gareth Wright   See fewer
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Madeline Solomon
Moses Paul's Wife Moses Paul's Wife   See fewer
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Barbara Richards
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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Bill Walley
Sportscaster Sportscaster   See fewer
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Jack Williams
Man in bar Man in bar   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 117 votes