If you’re looking for something to jazz up your family night look no further. The Journey Home is an exciting family adventure movie guaranteed to keep your whole family glued to the television. The movie tells a story of young boy headed on a special adventure. The story itself is engaging, without being too complex, and even though it’s cuddly and charming, it carries an important message. Croatian-born actor, Goran Visnjic is one of the lead actors, playing Muktuk, a local fellow who knows the terrain like the back of his hand.
Best known for his 10-year stint as Dr. Luka Kovac on NBC's long-running series ER, Visnjic proved himself as a talented and quite versatile actor, appearing in feature films and series of different genres. Since he had never played in a family movie before, the actor was happy to be a part of The Journey Home, and finally, shoot a movie that he can show to his children. Filled with gorgeous scenery and lot of adventures, this movie is a thrilling adventure for the whole family. It’s basically about relationships, trust, and friendship. It also speaks about our instinctive nature as humans to be curious about our surrounding and embrace the opportunities that come to us.
Being a father himself, Goran was happy to learn some new things about trusting kids, talking to them and most importantly, believing in them. The movie was shoot on the Arctic, a place that captivates with its eye-filling scenes of beauty and wildlife. He embraced this opportunity and made the best of it. As he recalls, even finding a filming location was an adventure, since the ice started melting earlier than anticipated and they literally went in search of ice. The crew traveled all the way up north to a small, completely isolated town where nature was beyond stunning. For Goran Visnjic this was the first time visiting the far north.
The actor was more than happy to be included in a movie that reminds people that they’re not the only ones living on this planet, mostly because he is an animal lover. In fact, Visnjic is a member of several organizations that protect animals and their habitats all over the globe. He is also a member of PETA, using his fame to spread the message about helping the innocent animals who can’t protect themselves.
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