An adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of Mowgli the jungle boy who is raised by wolves after being lost when a tiger attacked an encampment and killed his father. Years later he ... See full summary »
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Courtney B. Vance,
See Mowgli now! Mowgli will inspire young, artistic and musically minded audiences everywhere with it's original score, fantastic animal costumes, and lively ballet...and of course, the incomparably inspiring Alexander Prior.
An adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of Mowgli the jungle boy who is raised by wolves after being lost when a tiger attacked an encampment and killed his father. Years later he finds himself re-united with his childhood love Kitty and back in the "civilization" of Colonial India which he finds far less civilized then his jungle haunts. The search for a lost treasure shows who the truly civilized members of society are. Written by
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The film was originally intended to be an independent production. Then Disney became involved and provided additional financing, increasing its budget from $18 million to nearly $30 million in the process. See more »
Several of the animals in this film are not from India. The wolves are North American wolves rather than Indian ones, Baloo is a brown bear which do not occur in this region, King Louie is an orang-utan (found only on Borneo and Sumatra), and at one point lemurs, native only to Madagascar, appear. See more »
Life is a spinning wheel, it has been said. With each spoke, a tale to be told. So keep silence along the banks, and I will tell you one of these tales; a story as enchanting as the jungle itself. It is about pride, and power, and treasure... and about fangs, and claws, and talons... but mostly, it is about love...
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Probably better for grownups than kids, who are likely to prefer the 1967 cartoon, of which this is essentially a live-action remake. Being Disney, it does not hew particularly close to the source material. But so what? It's a thundering good adventure, and Jason Scott Lee makes a terrific Mowgli. Just for fun, watch this and SQUANTO, with the equally good Adam Beach in the title role, as a double feature.
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