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G| 1 hr. 25 min.

Plot Summary
After becoming separated from his pod, a young orca adopts residents of Vancouver Island's Nootka Sound as his surrogate family.

Cast: Ryan Reynolds

Directors: Suzanne Chisholm , Michael Parfit

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Paladin

The Whale (2011)

Release Date: September 9th, 2011|1 hr. 25 min.

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  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Parents should know that the ending makes the last moments of this family-friendly documentary as tough as "Bambi." But the lessons about friendship are gigantic, indeed. show more

  • 80
    Todd McCarthy The Hollywood Reporter

    The Whale is a thoughtful, philosophical, political and ultimately sad documentary that ponders the impulses behind, and advisability of, intense interaction between human beings and another smart species. show more

  • 63
    Glenn Heath Jr. Slant Magazine

    When considering the best voiceover artists in cinema history, Ryan Reynolds doesn't immediately come to mind as an especially dynamic one. show more

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