China: The Panda Adventure Poster

Release Date: September 14th, 2001

DVD Release Date: February 1st, 2005

Not Yet Rated|48 min

Plot Summary
In 1936 a widow (Maria Bello) travels to China to bring the first live giant panda to America.

Cast: Maria Bello, Xander Berkeley, Bill Hayes, Paul Pape

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Might have worked as a travelogue, minus the story. In its present form, it is hardly worth the $10 you will be asked to fork over at the box office. show more

  • The landscapes and backgrounds of the Min Valley and the Nanking Road, not to mention the cuddly pandas themselves, are the big-ticket items here. show more

  • Since her claim to fame is having brought the first living panda -- a cub named Su Lin -- out of China, Harkness's success is a given, but the footage of pandas in their natural surroundings is enchanting. show more

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