This family-friendly pick-up from Canada is dull enough to make parents and kids pine for upscale junk like Disney's IRON WILL. This scenario, lifted from the work of Jack London, begins in low gear and then shifts into neutral for most of its unexciting, but wholesome, running time.
In the Yukon, prospector Whip Gorman (Randy Quaid) combs the wilderness for a legendary lost lake filled with gold. Whip is in the company of explorer Paul Bel-Air (Aubert Pallascio), who subsequently takes a fatal fall off a mountain. Using the legacy of Paul's French-language diary, Whip piques
the interest of Paul's city-bred son Charles (Georges Corraface).
Arriving from Fra...