The High Country

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The High Country
The High Country poster 81.jpg
Directed byHarvey Hart
Produced byBruce Mallen
Written byBud Townsend
StarringTimothy Bottoms
Linda Purl
Music byEric N. Robertson
CinematographyRobert Ryan
Filmcorp Entertainment Finances, Inc.
Canadian Film Development Corporation
Distributed byCrown International Pictures
Release date
  • 1981 (1981)

The High Country is a 1981 Canadian adventure film directed by Harvey Hart and starring Timothy Bottoms and Linda Purl.[1][2]


A city man on the run from the law is guided through mountainous country by a rural woman with a learning disability. Despite their different backgrounds, they come to respect and love each other as her family and the police close in.


  • Timothy Bottoms as Jim
  • Linda Purl as Kathy
  • George Sims as Larry
  • James Coleman as Casey
  • Bill Berry as Carter
  • Walter Mills as Clem
  • Paul Coeur as Squeaky


  1. ^ Leonard Maltin. Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide. Plume, 2004. ISBN 0452285925.
  2. ^ Aa.Vv. Variety Film Reviews: 1981-1982. Bowker, 1989. ISBN 0835227979.

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