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Clive Ashley
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Jim Dvorak
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Gary Kettel
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Will Menter
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Colin Thompson
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A million years ago in Africa: the last of the ape-humans is on flight from the humans, who killed the rest of his clan. Alone, seeking others of his kind, he traverses steps, deserts and mountains until he reaches the coast. But there are already humans, too. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Deep in the past... Lost to all memory... Lies a mystery that has haunted man for a million years.

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A look into our past
27 January 2006 | by (Quebec City.Canada) – See all my reviews

This is not your usual movie. First off there is no dialogue, only a Narator (who does a great job). This film is made as if a national geographic team had travel back 1000 000 years in time and made a documentary on the last ape-man, one of our many ancestors. I found it more then entertaining, you will actually learn somethings in this movie. The "Star" 's make-up is just awesome and unique as far as i can remember the few films that tackled the prehistoric genre. So If you like anthropology, or are just curious about Man's past and struggles you will love this one. It's scary/funny/tragic/sad... lifelike. and the "Bad Guy" in this movie is YOU and ME - Homo Sapiens. In the line of "Quest for Fire", but even more real.


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