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Mèche Blanche, les aventures du petit castor (2008)

Based on footage of real animals accompanied by a voice narrative, following a pair of beavers through the seasons as they have babies, gather food, maintain their dam, play, swim and defend their territory against predators and intruders.

Director:

Philippe Calderon
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Cast

Credited cast:
Benoît Brière ... Narrateur
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
André Dussollier ... Récitant (voice)
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Storyline

Young beaver White Forelock grows up with mother and sister after their father was devoured by wolves. After a bear's weight causes a large gap in the dam, he's dragged away by the torrent. He meets and befriends a grumpy old beaver, the save each-other's lives from attacking wolves. Later they wander back to mother's lake just when White Tuft's mother and sister are fighting off an attack by an otter. Written by KGF Vissers

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beaver | fire | fall | father figure | fight | See All (6) »

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Adventure | Family

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A film that all nature lovers will enjoy!
17 August 2008 | by Len9876See all my reviews

A beaver couple live by their dam, as the seasons go by. They have babies, gather food, and maintain their dam, play and swim--and, of course, defend their territory against predators and intruders. After one of their young gets lost in the forest, the mother and father beaver search frantically for him, while he is rescued by an unlikely ally. The film features real animals--and uses new techniques to provide stunning and original never-before-seen images.

The film tells a touching and suspenseful, wildlife fiction story that will captivate the entire family. It is a film for all nature-loving adults and children.

Everyone should enjoy the beautiful photography, as well as the solid storyline. It is a French/Canadian film, being distributed in the U.S.

The film is aptly directed by Philippe Calderon, and splendid writing is provided by Marthe Pelletier and Hassina Belkacem. An Alliance Viva film, it stars Benoit Briere. It is a very delightful film, with a running time of 1 hour and 20 minutes. Highly recommended, I rank the film a 9 out of 10.


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Country:

France

Release Date:

30 April 2008 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Biala Smuzka - przygody malego bobra See more »

Filming Locations:

Quebec, Canada

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$65,035, 24 February 2008

Gross USA:

$360,886

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,591,520
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(Québec)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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