Far From Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog [DVD] [1995]

This family-friendly drama of a boy and his dog gets a simple, but well-executed, presentation on DVD. Far From Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog has been given two transfers to disc for this release: one letterboxed in the widescreen aspect ratio of 1.85:1 (and enhanced for anamorphic playback on 16 x 9 monitors) and another pan-and-scan image to the full-frame ratio of 1.33:1. The original English soundtrack has been mastered in Dolby Digital Surround, as has a dubbed track in Spanish, while a French-dubbed version is in Dolby Digital Stereo. Optional subtitles in English and Spanish have been included, as well as closed captions in English. No additional bonus material appears on this release.
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Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog
In this family adventure story, John and Catherine McCormick (Bruce Davison and Mimi Rogers) relocate from Vancouver to the coast of British Columbia, where sailing enthusiast John teaches his sons Angus (Jesse Bradford) and Silas (Joel Palmer) basic seamanship and outdoor survival skills. Angus has rescued a stray Golden Labrador he calls Yellow and considers his best friend, though his folks aren't so sure he's responsible enough to care for the dog. One day, John takes Angus and Yellow sailing; a sudden gale bursts out, and the boy and his dog are thrown overboard. They wash up on a rugged coastal area, where Angus' abilities to survive in the wild are put to the test. As Angus and Yellow fend off wild animals, build a shelter, and signal for help, John and Catherine work with the Coast Guard in a desperate search for their missing son. Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog was the final film by Canadian director Phillip Borsos, who died of leukemia within a month of its U.S. release. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Mimi Rogers
    Mimi Rogers - Katherine McCormick
  • Jesse Bradford
    Jesse Bradford - Angus McCormick
  • Tom Bower
    Tom Bower - John Gale
  • Joel Palmer
    Joel Palmer - Silas McCormick
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    Lynne Carrow
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