WHO’S IN IT?
Willem Dafoe (The Lighthouse), Julianne Nicholson (Monos), Christopher Heyerdahl (The Invisible), Richard Dormer (’71), Adrien Dorval (Shanghai Noon), Madeline Wickins (film debut), Michael Greyeyes (Smoke Signals), Nive Nielsen (The New World), Nikolai Nikolaeff (Mile 22), Thorbjørn Harr (22 July), Catherine McGregor (film debut), Michael McElhatton (The Autopsy of Jane Doe), Paul Piaskowski (Vampire), Michael Gaston (Body of Lies), Shaun Benson (K-19: The Widowmaker), Jamie McShane (Argo), Zahn McClarnon (Bone Tomahawk), Brandon Oakes (The Saver), Steven McCarthy (The Steps)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Ericson Core (Invincible), director, cinematographer; Tom Flynn (Gifted), writer; Kim Zubick (The Zookeeper’s Wife), producer; Mark Isham (Crash), composer; Martin Pensa (Dallas Buyers Club), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In the winter of 1925, musher Leonhard Seppala (Dafoe) sets out with his pack of sled dogs to complete a serum run for the town of Nome, which sees him picking up medicine that can save the town from an epidemic. His lead dog is a Siberian Husky named Togo, who would end up playing a vital role in the events…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
This intense adventure captures the unsung hero of the 1925 Great Race of Mercy, a scrawny but no less determined Siberian Husky by the name of Togo and its owner, played by a captivating Willem Dafoe.