A Cro-Magnon girl is orphaned when her small tribe is decimated by an earthquake. A Neanderthal elder takes her into his tribe, but because she is more intelligence and fair than the others she is an outcast. As a young woman, she is tempered by the animosity of the Neanderthals and she learns to provide for herself and her child. Based on Jean M. Auel's Best Seller. Academy Award Nominations: Best Makeup.
This film is a Jozak/Decade production. Additional cast and crew members include John Doolittle (Brun); Thomas G. Waites (Broud) and Peter Elliot (Clan Body Movement).
"...Handsomely produced on rugged Canadian exteriors....[Hannah] is a fetching and sympathetic center of attention..." - 01/15/1986 Variety