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91 Ratings

Never Cry Wolf

Directed by Carroll Ballard
United States, 1983


A government researcher, sent to research the “menace” of wolves in the north, learns about the true beneficial and positive nature of the species.

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Never Cry Wolf Directed by Carroll Ballard

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1984 | Nominee: Best Sound

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1983 | 3rd place: Best Cinematographer

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1983 | 2nd place: Best Cinematography

Critics reviews

It is a movie of profound solitude; a last-man-on-Earth scenario that wraps the viewer into a cocoon of both loneliness and wonder. It’s here that Ballard again proves himself a visual artist of great beauty, with abstracted landscapes to rival J.M.W. Turner.
April 06, 2018
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