Not an original trailer, no production notes, no making-of features, no cast and crew bios and notes. You will then find buttons to edit both your email and your password, unless you registered with Facebook, Twitter or Google in which case it is then not possible to amend these. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. Despite having lost a mother as a child, Natty Gann Meredith Salenger lives happily with her union-thumping dad in a hotel. Natty skins a bunny and cooks it. He badly needs work and takes a job in the Northwest, leaving Salenger in the care of a hotel manager, promising to send for. Meredith Salenger is a young girl living with her father, Ray Wise, in Depression-era Chicago.
It was released on Blu-Ray as part of Disney's Movie Club on July 17, 2018. Either that, or there's the English subtitles which can decode some of the fuzzy dialogue. Warm-hearted family tale of a girl's cross-country trek to find her father, set during the bleak days of the Depression in America. Critics praised the actors' performances and the film's portrayal of Depression-era life, while lamenting its pace and level of sentimentality. The logging operation does not list Sol Gann among their workers, but Natty is undeterred, searching fruitlessly for him by showing other loggers his photo in a pendant he has given her which is her last trace of her parents. It's not a perfect movie, but it's certainly an intelligent and thoughtful one. Wolf hears the calls of other wolves nearby, and Natty tearfully tells him to go join his own kind.
In addition to the human friends she accrues along the way, including vagabond John Cusack and tough-but-nice juvenile delinquent Barry Miller, Natty is protected on her journey by a friendly wolf actually a dog, but you try training a wolf. Along the way she saves a from a dog fighting ring. The despair of the time evocatively looms over the entire movie, but equally present is a sense of hope in Natty's journey. In the truck, she glimpses her father. Accolades originally scored the picture, having to rewrite much of his material in the process; ultimately most of his music was replaced with a new score by. Synopsis Disney's The Journey of Natty Gann stars in the title role. When her father goes to work in the Pacific Northwest, the brave youngster sets out on the long journey from Chicago to join him.
Click the menu icon and choose 'Settings' within the respective menu. Natty Gann is both a period piece which captures the spirit of 1930's America and a coming-of-age adventure story for its title character. There are digital artifacts and other distracting flaws throughout. Both scores were released on compact disc — Bernstein's in 2008 as part of a four-disc set of rejected scores by also including and and Horner's in 2009 by. The clerk then unexpectedly finds the returned letter her father had sent enclosing her train ticket to rejoin him and tells Natty of his location.
In 1935, 15-year-old Natty Gann lives in Chicago with her unemployed widowed father, Sol. Dogs are shown fighting with bloodied mouths and Wolf attacks two men. It will then ask you for other specific criteria. She has a brief, innocent romance with another young traveler, Harry, and encounters various obstacles that test her courage, perseverance, and ingenuity, such as being arrested after and remanded to a juvenile facility. Natty's saving grace is that she finds parent figures along the way, from a wolf who offers her his kill to Harry who teaches her how to ride the rails and offers her his meager can of beans when she's hungry. She runs after it, calling out for him, but is eventually devastated when it outpaces her. Parents need to know that this movie is set in the Depression and depicts the bleakness of extreme poverty.
Left alone with only the mean landlady Lainie Kazan who plans to turn her in to social services, Natty decides to find her dad on her own. Arriving on the west coast, Natty's journey takes several more challenging turns. America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Not a single effort was made to present the movie in a decent fashion. Meanwhile, he makes arrangements with Connie, the shallow and insensitive innkeeper of their rooming-house, so Natty can stay on under Connie's temporary supervision. The company clerk catches her in one of the backwoods camps and makes arrangements for her to be sent back down the mountain for her own safety. It's also interesting to contrast movies like Natty Gann and One Magic Christmas from 1985, with the flashy live-action Disney movies today which rely a whole lot less on subtlety and a whole lot more on glitz and style.
The folks at Disney know what to do with a child and an animal in a film. Unwilling to wait that long, Natty runs away from her guardian more. During the Depression, Natty's father Ray Wise takes a job in a Northwestern lumber camp, leaving his daughter behind in Chicago with the promise that he'll send for her when he's put together enough money. However, to take the job, he must leave on almost no notice on a company bus. So, Natty takes off and heads west in a quest to find her father, resulting in the journey mentioned in the title. A boy and his dog, a girl and her wolf--what does it matter? Vigilantes torch a shanty town and beat the homeless people there.
The Journey of Natty Gann is a subtle movie that is able to capture the feel of the Depression Era. Even when a train derails, Natty walks away with only a few scrapes. Because of Harry's fatherly kindness to Natty, it's a little off-putting when a romance blooms between the two. Natty manages to escape the detention center and confronts the blacksmith who has been given control of the captured Wolf. The blacksmith turns out to be kind and fair-minded; he releases Wolf to Natty, and gives her food, a ride to a train station and enough money for a ticket. It looks like an old, worn-out videocassette. Unable to find Natty before departing, he leaves her a letter promising to send her the fare to join him as soon as he has earned it.
She hears his voice call out for her and finds him standing in the road. They share an emotional embrace, with Wolf looking on from a nearby cliff. Just about as disappointing as the video. It will then ask you for other specific criteria. On her quest, Natty comes across all sorts of people, very few of whom are interested in helping her. .
The family is content but poor. In return the dog, whom she calls Wolf, becomes her friend and protector in her attempt to return to her father. Harry finds work through the federal in San Francisco, but she declines his invitation to go with him, preferring to find her father. After overhearing Connie reporting her as an abandoned child, Natty runs away to find her father on her own, embarking on a cross-country journey riding the rails along with other penniless travelers and hobos. When Natty's father calls Connie, she tells him Natty is gone.