With the hardships of the Depression bearing down on her and the hope of a better life ahead, young Natty Gann (Meredith Salenger) abandons her guardian in Chicago and departs for the Pacific Northwest─where her father (Ray Wise) has gone to locate work. Traveling by foot and rail, Natty encounters other impoverished Americans while befriending both a tame wolf and a teenage hobo (John Cusack). Disney's heart-tugging family adventure co-stars Lainie Kazan, Scatman Crothers. 101 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital Surround.