Alone in the Wilderness
Oct. 08, 2004USA57 Min.
Dick Proenneke retired at age 50 in 1967 and decided to build his own cabin in the wilderness at the base of the Aleutian Peninsula, in what is now Lake Clark National Park. Using color footage he shot himself, Proenneke traces how he came to this remote area, selected a homestead site and built his log cabin completely by himself. The documentary covers his first year in-country, showing his day-to-day activities and the passing of the seasons as he sought to scratch out a living alone in the wilderness.
Original titleAlone in the Wilderness
IMDb Rating8.8 3,020 votes
TMDb Rating7.9 32 votes