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Release Date: April 18th, 2014

DVD Release Date: August 12th, 2014

G|1 hr 17 min

Plot Summary
Filmmakers Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey chronicle a year in the lives of an Alaskan brown bear named Sky and her cubs, Scout and Amber. Their saga begins as the bears emerge from hibernation at the end of winter. As time passes, the bear family must work together to find food and stay safe from other predators, especially other bears. Although their world is exciting, it is also risky, and the cubs' survival hinges on family togetherness.

Cast: John C. Reilly

Director: Alastair Fothergill, Keith Scholey

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Silverback Films

Distributors: Disneynature

Keywords: Sacrifice, Survival, 2010s, Moving, Endearing

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  • The Disneynature movies shouldn't be mistaken for traditional documentary, but if they act as a gateway drug for young children to learn more about the animal kingdom — and to open themselves up to more informative non-fiction cinema — then the films are serving a real purpose. show more

  • Disneynature’s Bears combines sweeping vistas and remarkably intimate wildlife photography to typically stirring effect. show more

  • It has lighthearted moments, but is also suspenseful at the right times. show more

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