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: 7.0/10 from 457 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
Writing James Oliver Curwood Novel
Production Claude Berri Producer
Sound Philippe Sarde Original Music Composer
Production Mary Jo Slater Casting
Editing Noëlle Boisson Editor
Costume & Make-Up Corinne Jorry Costume Design
Art Heidi Lüdi Art Direction
Art Hans Jürgen Schmelzle Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Françoise Disle Costume Design
Writing Gérard Brach Screenplay
Camera Philippe Rousselot Director of Photography
Art George Dietz Art Direction
Art Antony Greengrow Art Direction
Directing Jean-Jacques Annaud Director
Art Bernhard Henrich Set Decoration
Art Toni Lüdi Set Designer
Production Pierre Grunstein Associate Producer