Plot & Details
In this visually striking tale of adventure, Ruth (Maria Bello) is an American widow who during the 1930s travels to China in hopes of making her late husband's dream a reality by bringing Chinese pandas to the United States. Ruth is awed by the striking beauty of China and discovers several of the rare pandas as well as a number of other unusual animals; however, Ruth learns that the Chinese government is lax in their protection of wildlife, and that hunters are making short work of the pandas. China: The Panda Adventure was shot and originally released in the high-definition IMAX film process.
- MPAA Rating: Not Rated
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 48min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 09/14/2001
- DVD Release Date: 02/01/2005
- Distributor(s): Imax
- Director(s): Robert M. Young
- Starring: Maria Bello , Xander Berkeley , Yu Xia , Paul Pape , Bill Hayes
- Themes: Death of a Partner,Americans Abroad
- Tone: Earnest,Lavish,Sentimental,Sweeping
- Keywords: China, endangered-species, pandas, poaching, widow/widower
- Language: English