A Far Off Place

  • Film
  • Action and adventure
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An updated but old-fashioned eco-adventure (from Laurens van der Post's A Story Like the Wind and A Far Off Place), with the accent on the adventure. Teens Witherspoon and Randall don't get on at the start but end up in love. The elements include ruthless poachers; a craggy game warden (Schell), irate at the villains for slaughtering not only elephants but the teens' parents; a wise African guide (Bok); and a trek across the Kalahari. A cameraman's directorial debut; handsome and quite sincere.

Release details

Duration: 116 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Mikael Salomon
Screenwriter: Jonathan Hensleigh, Sally Robinson, Robert Caswell
Cast: Reese Witherspoon
Ethan Randall
Jack Thompson
Sarel Bok
Maximilian Schell
Robert Burke
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