Would-be epic SHADOW OF THE WOLF seems to have the necessary elements: a wonderful setting, an international cast and a scope of apparently mythic proportions. Unfortunately, Jacques Dorfinann's film lacks the one ingredient no commercial film can do without--a story which holds one's
interest. Although visually a treat, the finished result falls sadly short of its possibilities.
It's 1935, and somewhere in the Arctic Circle lives a group of Eskimos called the Elodins. Times are bad; furs have been hard to come by in this harsh winter, and the white man has begun to infringe upon the Eskimo's land. French-Canadian trapper and trader Brown (Pierre-Bernard Donna...