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Arctic Tale (2007)

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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.

Writers:

Linda Woolverton (narration), Mose Richards (narration) | 1 more credit »
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Queen Latifah ... Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Katrina Agate ... Kid in End Credits
Zain Ali Zain Ali ... Kid in End Credits
Preston Bailey ... Kid in End Credits
Kwesi Boakye ... Kid in End Credits
Michael Huang Michael Huang ... Kid in End Credits
Sierra Marcoux ... Kid in End Credits
Dante Pastula Dante Pastula ... Kid in End Credits
Peyton Pearson Peyton Pearson ... Kid in End Credits
Isabella Peschardt ... Kid in End Credits
Christina Robinson ... Kid in End Credits
Lili Sepe ... Kid in End Credits
Ke'ala Valencia Ke'ala Valencia ... Kid in End Credits
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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.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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A real adventure in the coolest place on earth See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Call of the North See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$22,607, 29 July 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$833,308, 21 October 2007
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Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

Spin-off Arctic Tale (2007) See more »

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Live Let Live
Written by Brian Wilson and Van Dyke Parks
Performed by Brian Wilson
Executive Produced by Ralph Sall
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Fun and touching
18 June 2007 | by martin_snSee all my reviews

I watched this film at the Seattle International Film Festival; it is a beautifully made documentary on life in the Arctic. The filmmakers followed the life of a Polar Bear cub and a Walrus as they learn about life from their mothers and have to deal with the catastrophic changes in the Arctic Weather caused by Global Warming. The film has a broad appeal, particularly amongst Children, who will find the movie funny, exciting, sad, and touching – quite a few people in the movie theater were sobbing by the end. This fits well with "March of the Penguins" in the way it "dramatizes" the footage and humanizes the wild animals, however it does this in a way that serves the story and helps people sympathize with the plight of the Arctic Wildlife.


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