THE ADVENTURES OF HUCK FINN (1993)

Director:
Stephen Sommers

Cast:
Elijah Wood ... Huck Finn
Courtney B. Vance ... Jim
Robbie Coltrane ... The Duke
Jason Robards ... The King
Ron Perlman ... Pap Finn
Dana Ivey ... Widow Douglas
Anne Heche ... Mary Jane Wilks
James Gammon ... Deputy Hines
Paxton Whitehead ... Harvey Wilks
Tom Aldredge ... Dr. Robinson
Laura Bell Bundy ... Susan Wilks

Curtis Armstrong ... Country Jake
Mary Louise Wilson ... Miss Watson
Danny Tamberelli ... Ben Rodgers

Writers:
Mark Twain (novel)
Stephen Sommers (screenplay)

Genre: Family / Adventure / Drama

Plot Summary
Huckleberry Finn, the half-literate son of a drunk, runs away from home and follows the Mississippi River with an escaped slave named Jim. Along the way, the duo encounter adventures with colorful characters like The King and the Duke, two con men who impersonate British visitors in order to swindle two sisters out of their fortune, and Susan Wilks, the spunky 12-year-old girl who gives Huck his first kiss. Jim also re-educates Huck away from the racist views that he has grown up with.

Original Music by Bill Conti

Cinematography by Janusz Kaminski

Filming Locations:
Jefferson Military College - Highway 61, Washington, Mississippi, USA
Mississippi River, Mississippi, USA
Natchez Trace Parkway, Mississippi, USA

Production Company: Walt Disney Pictures

Distributors: Buena Vista Pictures

Ron Perlman as Pap Finn




Reviews:

Jean Yves Desbiens
James Berardinelli
Mark R. Leeper
Roger Ebert


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