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George Adamson fights to save Kenya's wildlife. Together with his young assistant Tony Fitzjohn, Adamson battles to keep the animals on his game reserve "Kora" from dangerous poachers.

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Terence Adamson
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Victoria Anrecelli
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John Bell
David Mulwa ...
Hamsi (as David Kakuta Mulwa)
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David M'Boya (as Frederic Opondo)
Tonny Ernest Njuguna ...
Vussif (as Tonny Njuguna)
Douglas O. Ayayo ...
James Ngetha
Raymond Ofula ...
Chief Haji Abu Jibril
Edward Kwach ...
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George Adamson fights to save Kenya's wildlife. Together with his young assistant Tony Fitzjohn, Adamson battles to keep the animals on his game reserve "Kora" from dangerous poachers.

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Rated PG-13 for violence and brief sensuality | See all certifications »

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Hot Naked Women! Action in the bush! Splendor in the grass!
26 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Maybe if they used different tag lines to advertise this movie, it would have greater appeal. While all of the above is true, it was a small part of a wonderful film about George Adamson (Richard Harris) and Tony Fitzjohn (John Michie).

Those familiar with Born Free know about Adamson. This film is about his life in Kenya after wards, and the relationship with Fitzjohn, who went on to do the same work in Tanzania.

It has a documentary feel throughout and absolutely stunning cinematography as they interact with the lions in the bush. It is sometimes bloody as the natives revolt, and the battle between men and animals will get your blood boiling, especially when Terrence (Ian Bannen) discovers his precious elephants destroyed by ivory poachers.

A film for all animal lovers, and an outstanding performance by Harris.


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