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Missing Link (1988)

 -  Adventure  -  November 1988 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Brian Abrahams
Clive Ashley
Fred T. Baker
Adrian Brett
David Daley
Jim Dvorak
Dave Holland
Gary Kettel
Mike Kidson
Will Menter
Chris Redsell
Colin Thompson
Andy Warrington
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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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Awesome family entertainment!
20 November 1998 | by (Minnesota) – See all my reviews

I've seen Missing Link over five times now and I'm still stunned that it didn't do better in theatres and on television. It is an awesome film; perfect for the entire family. I'm not sure if the term for Missing Link is pseudo-documentary or semi-documentary but it matters not. From the first frame to the last, one is engrossed by the story of the last survivor of the "Man-ape" species. The film is warm, funny and poignant it has superb cinematography, a spellbinding music score and everything else a film should have. From toddlers to seniors it will satisfy every viewer. I very highly recommend Missing Link (1988).


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