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Arctic Tale (2007)

G  |   |  Documentary, Family  |  17 August 2007 (USA)
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Two narratives -- the life cycle of a mother walrus and her calf, and the life of a polar bear and her cubs -- are used to illustrate the harsh realities of existence in the Arctic.

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Two narratives -- the life cycle of a mother walrus and her calf, and the life of a polar bear and her cubs -- are used to illustrate the harsh realities of existence in the Arctic.

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$22,607 (USA) (27 July 2007)

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$833,308 (USA) (19 October 2007)
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Very nice but has slight problems
5 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was an extremely touching and moving movie. It displays the lives of two young creatures, a female polar bear and a female sea elephant. They are both born at approximately the same time and are raised in the same general area of the Arctic. (North Pole) The movie covers 8 years of their lives as they grow up and become mature adult animals. It covers how they were raised by their parents, how they learned to hunt and survive and ultimately, how they dealt with the changes global warming is causing to their environment. It's an extremely moving picture without making the animals TOO anthropomorphic. (like humans)

I highly, highly recommend this movie. If you saw "march of the emperor penguins", then you should see this movie as well.


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