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A nature documentary centered on two cat families and how they teach their cubs the ways of the wild.

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A nature documentary centered on two cat families and how they teach their cubs the ways of the wild.

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$15,415,270 (USA) (8 July 2011)
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The end credits show various wildlife credited with crew functions, a giraffe as crane operator, for example. See more »

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The World I Knew
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22 April 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This was (in my humble opinion), one of the better "wildlife movies" I have seen. Sure, there were not too many scenes of carnage but neither was the footage sanitized to that with what we are traditionally used to with Disney. A pretty good narration by Jackson and brilliant cinematography results in a rather good portrayal of life and death in central Africa.

If there is a little anthropomorphism so what? The overall cinematography was a great compliment to the music and I would think anyone leaving the theatre would admit to almost smelling the Masai Mara in all of its majesty. John P Nightingale


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