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A documentary that follows an Alaskan bear family as its young cubs are taught life's most important lessons.

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In an epic story of breathtaking scale, Disneynature's new True Life Adventure "Bears" showcases a year in the life of a bear family as two impressionable young cubs are taught life's most important lessons. Set against a majestic Alaskan backdrop teeming with life, their journey begins as winter comes to an end and the bears emerge from hibernation to face the bitter cold. The world outside is exciting-but risky-as the cubs' playful descent down the mountain carries with it a looming threat of avalanches. As the season changes from spring to summer, the brown bears must work hard to find food-ultimately feasting at a plentiful salmon run-while staying safe from rival male bears and predators, including an ever-present wolf. "Bears" captures the fast-moving action and suspense of life in one of the planet's last great wildernesses-Alaska! Written by Walt Disney Studios

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Bears (2014) is the fifth theatrical release for Disneynature. The first four releases under the Disneynature label (Earth (2007), Oceans (2009), African Cats (2011), and Chimpanzee (2012)) are among the top five highest grossing feature-length nature films of all time. Walt Disney was a pioneer in wildlife documentary film making, producing 13 True Life Adventure motion pictures between 1948 and 1960, including Seal Island (1948), Beaver Valley (1950), The Living Desert (1953), and Jungle Cat (1959). The films earned eight Academy Awards®. See more »

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A cute nature documentary about bears
5 October 2014 | by (San Antonio) – See all my reviews

I've never seen any of these Disney Nature films before, but considering how popular they are that I figured I should at least watch one of them. So I decided to catch Bears, a nature documentary about a mother bear taking care of her two cubs as they attempt to look for food. Now obviously a review for a nature documentary isn't going to be in-depth, but I'll try to make it as informative and short as possible.

It's a nature documentary for children mainly to learn about bears and it succeeds for the most part. It teaches kids about bears, their need to eat fish, predators, alpha males, and even about salmon. It does its job to educate and the addition of John C. Reilly as the narrator helped as he liked to insert some comedy here and there to liven up the mood. All the bears and predators have names and Reilly give the scenarios some dialogue of his own which is amusing. The cinematography is beautiful and some of the shots they get with the bears is very impressive (stick around the end credits to see how they attempted this).

Overall, it s a solid nature documentary for the kids. Nothing great, but it is a good way to spend a lazy afternoon that can be educational as well.


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