The Bear

The Bear (1988)

He's an orphan... at the start of a journey. A journey to survive.

  • Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
  • Release Date: 1988-10-21
  • User Rating: 6.9/10 from 434 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 34min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Renn Productions
  • Production Country: France, United States of America
  • Director: Jean-Jacques Annaud
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An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.

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  • Tchéky Karyo

    as Tom
  • Jack Wallace

    as Bill
  • André Lacombe

    as The Dog Hunter
  • Bart The Bear

    as The Kodiak Bear
  • Youk the Bear

    as The Bear Cub
Camera Philippe Rousselot Director of Photography
Art Heidi Lüdi Art Direction
Production Mary Jo Slater Casting
Directing Jean-Jacques Annaud Director
Writing Gérard Brach Screenplay
Production Pierre Grunstein Associate Producer
Editing Noëlle Boisson Editor
Art Toni Lüdi Set Designer
Costume & Make-Up Corinne Jorry Costume Design
Sound Philippe Sarde Original Music Composer
Art Bernhard Henrich Set Decoration
Production Claude Berri Producer
Writing James Oliver Curwood Novel
Art George Dietz Art Direction
Art Hans Jürgen Schmelzle Art Direction
Art Antony Greengrow Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Françoise Disle Costume Design