The Journey of Natty Gann

83
  • PG
America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. In this masterful, atmospheric adventure, a courageous young girl (Meredith Salenger) confronts overwhelming odds when she embarks on a cross-country search for her father. read more
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America is in the depths of the Great Depression. Families drift apart when faraway jobs beckon. In this masterful, atmospheric adventure, a courageous young girl (Meredith Salenger) confronts overwhelming odds when she embarks on a cross-country search for her father. During her extraordinary odyssey, she forms a close bond with two diverse traveling companions: a magnificent, protective wolf, and a hardened drifter (John Cusack). Contains tobacco depictions.

Original Release

09/27/1985

US Release

09/27/1985

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Directors

Jeremy Kagan

Writers

Jeanne Rosenberg

Cast

Meredith Salenger Natty Gann
John Cusack Harry
Ray Wise Sol Gann
Scatman Crothers Sherman
Don S. Davis Railroad Brakeman
Jed Wolf
Lainie Kazan Connie
Barry Miller Parker
Grant Heslov Parker's Gang
Gabrielle Rose Exercise Matron
Bruce M. Fischer Charlie Linfield
Zachary Ansley Louie
Garry Chalk Chicago Worker
Verna Bloom Farm Woman
John Finnegan Logging Boss
Jack Rader Employment Agent
Matthew Faison Buzz
Jordan Pratt Frankie
Campbell Lane Chicago Moderator
Max Trumpower Chicago Worker

Producers

Editors

David Holden

1986OscarBest Costume Design Nominated
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