When a tundra bush pilot crashes his plane, his 14 year-old son and his 12 year-old daughter take on the beautiful but harsh Alaskan wilderness to rescue their missing father.
- Fraser Clarke Heston, the director, is the son of Charlton Heston, who appears as Perry.
- The bear cub was found by Heston in a Swedish zoo and was called Agee. It was born in January 1995 and had to be trained. The bear worked well with the two co-stars.