Sick Heart River
SICK HEART RIVER
SICK HEART RIVER is adapted from the best novel by John Buchan, one of the most consistently popular Scottish writers of the 20th Century. It bears comparison with Conrad’s HEART OF DARKNESS; however, instead of the jungles of the Dark Continent, Buchan’s novel takes us on an Arctic journey, at once an intense adventure and a search for redemption. It is set in the late 1930s, with the European War looming and the threat of it becoming a global conflict growing daily. But SICK HEART RIVER is a story for our own times. Financial crises, constant threats of war and terrorism, the search for personal and social redemption, the necessary and intimate links between Man and Nature. These are its important themes. And these themes are delivered by a tense and engrossing adventure story.