Arctic Tale details
|Directors:||Adam Ravetch, Sarah Robertson|
|Run time:||1 hour 26 minutes|
|Rental release:||08 Sep 2008|
By Tom Charity from LOVEFiLM
Polar bears try to survive ecological changes in this documentary aimed at children...
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Worthy and compelling viewing.By PaulaWestwood (397 reviews) from Ashton-Under-Lyne , 24 Feb 2008
[Highly rated reviewer]After the South Poles Penguins came to our screens in the excellent March of the Penguins superbly narrated in the English Version by Morgan Freeman, Arctic Tale sets out to focus on the plight of our Northern cousins the Polar Bears and other inhabitants of the North Pole. Similar to 'March of the' this carries stunning wildlife film making to a new level and also carries a really worthwhile and hard hitting message about the deterioration of the Ice, which it is more than reasonable to suggest is caused by humans aggresive overuse of fuels and other products that lead to a warming of the atmosphere and seas A slight gripe, Queen Latifah, superb though she is in just about everything I have seen or heard her do, is a bit of a bad call as narrator. There is just something missing, some serenety or sincerity or something in the narration that 'March' had, and it slightly detracts from the film. That said its a wildlife docu-infomentary that just about all of us should actually see. Definately worth a watch.
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Struggle for life in the ArcticBy Bookrock (38 reviews) from Reading , 26 Aug 2011As I am very interested in anything Arctic, I was enthralled by this film - the amazing beauty of the frozen landscape; the struggle of the polar bears to survive, and the hope that the Arctic environment can be saved for these animals that make the place their home. Suitable for family viewing
not bad film at allBy arshid (136 reviews) from Woking , 11 Mar 2011this film is ok and its enjoyable to watch as well with the family so just rent once if you like it and see for your self
Needs Government health warningBy stefanher (6 reviews) from Grimsby , 28 Jun 2010Thius film is meant for the kids. It is not a family film- no adult will be able to watch it without cringing at the dialogue, fabricated plot based on what photographic images are available & blatant homophobia : both cutie pie walrus & polar bear are girls; the villain of the piece is a male polar bear whose major crime is that he won't starve himself to death. However even the most hardened feminist will have to dive for cover at the sequence where our heroine polar bear 'persuades' the nasty man to let her share his prey.
And just to cap it all- the final credits have a bunch of prepubertal US schoolchildren teling us all how to save the planet. Of course there is notjhing in their message to Chinese industrialists or US cattle ranchers...
You have been warned.
Arctic taleBy ladydi (8 reviews) from Stalybridge , 17 Nov 2009
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS Show review anywayHidereally disappointed with this. o.k if your ib to wild life films. but would hace been alot better as a animated film. The kids got board with it
artic taleBy basford (3 reviews) from Macclesfield , 22 May 2009This film the same but different angle to that of the film March of the Penqins. I found it just as enjoyable and engrossing