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"Nature" Siberian Tiger Quest (2012)

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Writer:
Joe Loncraine (script writer)
TV Series:
Original Air Date:
10 October 2012 (Season 31, Episode 1)
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Plot:
Embark with conservation ecologist Chris Morgan on a great challenge: to find and film the Siberian tiger. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

 (Episode Cast)

Chris Morgan ... Himself / Narrator

Episode Crew
Directed by
Mike Birkhead 
Joe Loncraine 
 
Writing credits
Joe Loncraine (script writer)

Produced by
Mike Birkhead .... producer
Kate Fulton .... producer
Sabine Holzer .... executive producer
Jayne Jun .... associate producer
Fred Kaufman .... executive producer
Aldo Metzelaar .... line producer
Laura Metzger .... senior producer
Bill Murphy .... series producer
Chie Witt .... associate producer
Janice Young .... supervising producer
 
Original Music by
David Mitcham 
 
Cinematography by
Graham MacFarlane 
 
Film Editing by
Mark Fletcher 
 
Production Management
Dinah Czezik-Müller .... unit manager
Carolyn Naylor .... production manager
 
Art Department
Brian Santalone .... pagebuilder
Joy Weeng .... designer
 
Sound Department
Michael Arnott .... sound recordist
Ed Campbell .... sound re-recording mixer
Tim Wheeler .... dubbing mixer
 
Editorial Department
Paul Ingvarsson .... colorist
Patrick Krass .... on-line editor
 
Other crew
Jeremy Evans .... script consultant
Daniel B. Greenberg .... senior director
Janet Hess .... series editor
Brian Lee .... technical director
Rekha Menon .... budget controller
Nick Miller .... creative director
Anatoli Petrov .... location manager
Anna Wedge .... production coordinator
 
Thanks
Linda Kerley .... special thanks
Vadim Khivrich .... special thanks
Sooyong Park .... special thanks
Lazovsky Zapovednik .... special thanks
 

Series Crew
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Directed by
Nigel Cole (episode "Wild Horses of Mongolia")
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Mark Hobson  (episode "Gooney Birds of Midway") (episode "Mountains in the Mist") (episode "Resurrection at Truk Lagoon") (episode "Saguaro - Sentinel of the Desert") (episode "Yellowstone In Winter")

Produced by
Suzanne Weinert .... producer (episode "Wild Horses of Mongolia")
 
Production Management
John F. Schwally .... senior production manager (1993-1998)
 
Sound Department
Rob Whitehurst .... sound recordist (1995-)
 
Music Department
Rob Cairns .... composer: main title (1999-)
 
Other crew
Billy Pittard .... creative director
Juan Rosenfeldt .... title designer
Ed Sullivan .... creative director
 

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Commitment or obsession?, 25 November 2014
Author: planktonrules from Bradenton, Florida

"Siberian Tiger Quest" is a very strange nature documentary. And, in light of my training as a mental health therapist, I see this perhaps a bit differently than many viewers.

The film is narrated by Chris Morgan and he visits with an extremely strange Korean researcher, Sooyong Park. I say strange because the man's obsession about filming the elusive tigers in far Eastern Russia led him to leave his wife and at least one child for five years in order to hang out in the woods. Much of the time, he lived in a dugout where he remained for months at a time. He subsisted on small amounts of rice and nuts and even defecated in this blind so that he wouldn't need to come out and potentially scare away the elusive tigers! Dedication or insanity...you can decide which when you see the film. In addition, after Park FINALLY leaves for home, Morgan remains for a brief time and sees what it is like to be Park.

There is some footage of the tigers but mostly the film talks about locating signs that there were tigers. Additionally, in many ways the film is much more about the filmmaker and Park. So, if you are looking for a film that talks a lot about the tiger and how they live, this is probably not the show for you. Worth seeing but not exactly what I'd hoped to see.

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