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Based on 15 Critics
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fan reviews ( 6 )
  • It's all very melodramatic, but the Jouberts accompany this story with incredible visuals, with an exceptional level of access. Considering how close they get to the animals, it's a wonder none of the filmmakers got mauled. show more

  • One's confidence in factuality is weakened by a cliché-ridden narrative that reads Ma di Tau's mind during her buffalo hunt, and by incessant manipulation of the imagery-not only the use and abuse of slo-mo, but digital enhancement of colors in concert with an almost obsessive concentration on stalking and killing. show more

  • Riveting, especially since these animals' population has horrifyingly dropped from 450,000 to 20,000 in a half-century. show more

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  • June 26, 2011 cdjor01
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    Beautiful cimena presentation. Beautiful background movie. A wonderful testament to saving our planet. Can one imagine the world without lions?

  • May 01, 2011 rodluver
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  • April 25, 2011 mrsdoc9
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    Great story great scenery a must see.

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