Spirit Bear: The Simon Jackson Story Poster

Release Date: January 23rd, 2006

DVD Release Date: February 21st, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
At some point in life, everyone is given an opportunity to take up a cause. For 15-year-old Simon Jackson (Mark Rendall), a decisive moment occurs in the forests of British Columbia, when a great white bear saves his life. Afterward, Simon discovers that his savior, the Kermode bear, is facing extinction due to the logging industry. With the help of Native American activist Lloyd Blackburn (Graham Greene), the shy high school student becomes a tireless force for environmental protection.

Cast: Ed Begley Jr., Graham Greene, Mark Rendall, Troy Yorke, Katie Stuart, Catherine Disher, Owen Roth, Pamela Sinha

Director: Stefan Scaini

Genres: Docudrama, Family

Production Co: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: 2000s, Underdog, Heartwarming, Inspiring, Love interest, Growing up