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Beautiful People (1974)

Animals Are Beautiful People (original title)
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Hilarious documentary on the wildlife of the Namib Desert.

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Jamie Uys

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Jamie Uys
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Paddy O'Byrne Paddy O'Byrne ... Narrator (voice)
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Storyline

Hilarious documentary on the wildlife of the Namib Desert.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The Secret Life of Wildlife See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Country:

South Africa

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Beautiful People See more »

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Production Co:

Mimosa Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This nature documentary took three and a half years to make. See more »

Goofs

No actual documentation of the Honeyguide bird leading honey badgers to bee hives is known to exist, although they do this with humans. The "story" in the film is done with editing and a model bird simply being dangled in front of the badger. See more »

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Referenced in The Gods Must Be Crazy II (1989) See more »

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The Nutcracker Suite
Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (as Tchaikovsky)
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Maybe animals have more fun than people do.
25 May 1999 | by yenloSee all my reviews

Most documentary films involving animals are on the rather serious side. This one is an exception. Animals captured on film often times encountering situations not unlike that of people. A viewer would have to be wrapped pretty tight to not laugh at least once during this film. Have you ever seen a monkey with a hangover? You will if you watch this delightful film.


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