Thanks for the heads up Erin!
The independent film “Wildlike” is now available on Netflix. The thrilling coming-of-age adventure centers on a troubled teen that must face the dangers of the Alaskan wild, as well as her own past, in order to find her way home.
Ella Purnell and Bruce Greenwood are starring. Diane Farr plays the main characters mom Jane.
[…] Sent to stay with her uncle in Alaska while her mother is in treatment, 14-year-old Mackenzie (Ella Purnell) is forced to flee as her uncle’s attention turns threatening. Unable to reach her mother and afraid that the authorities will return her to her uncle, she embarks on a journey across miles of wilderness to find a way back home to Seattle. As she plunges deeper into the Alaskan interior, a chance connection with gruff backpacker Bartlett (Bruce Greenwood) proves to be her only lifeline. Mackenzie shadows Bartlett across the rugged frontier, thwarting his efforts to cut her loose until he has no choice but to help her survive, and against the backdrop of a spectacular landscape, they discover the redemptive power of friendship.
The movie celebrated its debut in theaters and on demand on September 25, 2015. The “Wildlike” DVD and Blu-ray is available on Amazon.com.