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Wojtek: The Bear That Went to War (2011)

This is the story of Wojtek - a magnificent 500lb military bear who fought in World War Two alongside a band of Polish soldiers, shared their beer and cigarettes - and eventually their fate... See full summary »

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Will Hood, Adam Lavis

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The bear who went to war. The story of Wojtek, the only bear who became an enlisted soldier in WWII.

Director: Brendan Foley
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Cast

Credited cast:
Romi Aboulafia ... Irena
Brian Blessed ... Narrator (voice)
Adam Eveson Adam Eveson ... John Clarke
Alex Kinsey Alex Kinsey ... Soldier
Jakub Strzelecki Jakub Strzelecki ... Soldier
Wojtek Wojtek ... Himself (archive footage)
Danny Zahavi Danny Zahavi ... Soldier
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Storyline

This is the story of Wojtek - a magnificent 500lb military bear who fought in World War Two alongside a band of Polish soldiers, shared their beer and cigarettes - and eventually their fate. Through understanding the life and death of this unique creature we discover new meanings to the terms immigrant, patriot, and human being. Written by AM

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Genres:

Documentary

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Country:

UK | Germany | Poland

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 October 2011 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Wojtek. Niedzwiedz, który poszedl na wojne See more »

Filming Locations:

Israel See more »

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Budget:

GBP235,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color
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