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Perri (1957)

Approved | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 28 August 1957 (USA)
True-Life nature photography is used to tell the tale of a female tree squirrel named Perri who encounters many different forest creatures, both friendly and dangerous, as she grows up through the four seasons and finds a mate named Porro.

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This True Life Fantasy follows and shows how the life of a female squirrel, Perri, in the forest is filled with danger and fraught with peril. When not fleeing her natural enemy, the Marten, Perri finds time to fall in love with her prince-charming male squirrel. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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The ultimate expression of the power of cinema.
21 January 1999 | by (Atlanta, Georgia, USA) – See all my reviews

Perri, one of Disney's finest examples of "true life fantasy" nature movies is best described as a purely cinematic experience. Few films demonstrate the potential of motion pictures, but Perri does. Contained within this masterpiece of film is a hibernation/dream sequence that cannot be described in human terms. I don't know what God is, but I know it when I see it; and Perri is divine revelation .


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