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Offline Itperson

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The Last Trapper Movie
« on: February 12, 2011, 08:20:29 pm »
Here is a great movie on a trapper who lives in the yukon. He lives in cabins, tents, and sometimes sleeps by a fire. It's a great movie. Here is the link to part 1 on youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHTjd6fsmjk
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Re: The Last Trapper Movie
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2011, 04:07:44 pm »
Thanks for posting this, I just finished watching all the episodes. Not much of a story, but, I think the scenery and realism made up for it. Good idea about having a candle for a fire starting kit. Dawson City was portrayed excellently.

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Re: The Last Trapper Movie
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2011, 08:28:45 am »
Enjoyable.  I thought it was a documentary for while, then the cheesy dialogue and camera angles gave it away.  But still, enjoyable.

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Re: The Last Trapper Movie
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2011, 11:11:45 pm »
Hello Itperson:  Great movie!  Thank you very much for posting the link.

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Re: The Last Trapper Movie
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2011, 05:53:08 pm »
Tanks for posting .Awesome scenery.

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Re: The Last Trapper Movie
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2011, 06:03:51 pm »
Your welcome.

Glad everyone liked the movie. I agree, there is awesome scenery.

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Re: The Last Trapper Movie
« Reply #6 on: February 17, 2011, 12:10:27 am »
Fabulous movie!!!  Now, where can i find a hot chick like that who knows how to skin out a deer?  ;D

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Re: The Last Trapper Movie
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2011, 10:54:55 am »
Thanks for posting IT, I agree with others comments, the story and dialog are a bit cheesy but the scenery is stunning. I didn't realize it was "modern" day until I saw him using the same Ely Log Scribe that I have and then the trip in town shows a modern day Dawson City.

Thanks again for sharing.

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Re: The Last Trapper Movie
« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2011, 11:53:29 am »
I found this also on the Nat. Film Board of Canada site. The description there says these are real characters, not actors, and that the crew followed them for a year in their home and their work. Sort of a reality show of the north woods?
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Re: The Last Trapper Movie
« Reply #9 on: February 18, 2011, 05:15:10 pm »
Yes, it makes the movie very "real"

He has a great little tent setup.

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Re: The Last Trapper Movie
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2011, 09:50:17 pm »
Gorgeous scenery, gorgeous dogs, very entertaining and informative.

I know it was a dramatization, but the guy comes off as a bit accident-prone with all his mishaps.

I also found his philosophizing about the role of the trapper to be a bit much. I have nothing against trapping, and think it can be a green, sustainable way to make some cash. But I really don't think the ecosystem is going to crash because there are no trappers. There is no evidence for that, and lots against.

Just a few quibbles, enjoyed the film.

Kinguq.