Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog
In this heartwarming family adventure, teenager Angus McCormick (Jesse Bradford) finds and adopts a labrador retriever he names Yellow. During a boating trip with Angus's dad, a violent storm leaves Angus and his canine friend to drift ashore alone. With the help of his rugged survival instincts and one faithful yellow lab, the boy sets out on a harrowing trek through the wilderness. But will he survive long enough to make it home?
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- Phillip Borsos
- This movie is
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1, Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
English, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailers.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this film portrays a boy's realistic struggle to survive in the wilderness. All of the carpentry and wilderness survival skills that Angus practices in his daily life are inspirational.
- Sexual Content
- There is a chaste kiss at the end of the film.
- The only violence in this film is that of the stormy sea and the suffering that being stranded on an island causes.
- Younger brother Silas says "crap." Angus says "damn" when he accidentally crashes the truck into a woodpile.
- Social Behavior
- Angus and his newfound canine friend Yellow help each other survive a perilous ship wreck. Angus's hard work and integrity provide a refreshing role model for teenage boys.
- Quaker products are shown briefly in a shopping bag.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Not applicable
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it