• Born in China (2017)

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Born in China

Release Date: April 21st, 2017

DVD Release Date: August 29th, 2017

G |1 hr 19 min

Plot Summary

From frigid mountains to the heart of the bamboo forest, filmmaker Lu Chuan follows the adventures of three animal families in China: the majestic panda, the savvy golden monkey and the elusive snow leopard.

Cast: John Krasinski, Xun Zhou

Director: Chuan Lu

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Chuan Films

Distributors: Walt Disney

Keywords: Lighthearted, Engaging, Amusing, Survival, Playful, Family, Emotional

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Justin LoweThe Hollywood Reporter

    If all of the overemoting can be ignored, Born in China delivers gorgeous visuals in its close-up perspective on some of the world’s rarest wildlife species, as well as the imposing habitats they call home. show more

  • 65
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    Born in China” doesn’t flip the script in any significant way, but while the storytelling here has significant weaknesses, it’s hard to stay mad at any movie that offers so many close-ups of an insanely adorable baby panda. show more

  • 50
    Tim GriersonScreen Daily

    Essentially a feature-length version of the cute animal videos that proliferate on social media, Born In China is a feast for the eyes while also being an irritant for the ears. show more

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