Disneynature: African Cats
2011 - Rated G (MPAA)
Release Date: 10/04/2011
Original Language: N/A
Time: 89 mins.
Label: Walt Disney Home Video
Blu-ray/DVD Features: Region 1 Note: Disc 1 - Blu-ray: Filmmakers annotations - Interactive experience takes you behind the scenes with the filmmakers and conservationists "The World I Knew" - Jordin Sparks music video Disc 2 - DVD: Disney & Nature Save the Savanna Widescreen - 1.78 Audio: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English, French, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1 - English, French, Spanish DTS HD Master Audio - English, French, Spanish Subtitles - French, Spanish
Nature filmmakers Keith Scholey and Alastair Fothergill team to co-direct this documentary released as part of Walt Disney Studios' Disneynature banner and following three mothers -- a lioness, a leopard, and a cheetah -- as they prowl the plains of Africa on a mission to protect their cubs and teach them the ways of the world.
"[A]n effectively dramatic tale of animal survival." -- Grade: B+ -- Lisa Schwarzbaum , (Entertainment Weekly)
3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t's set among the magnificent vistas of Kenya's vast Maasai Mara National Reserve....[With] vivid subject matter and aggressive storytelling." -- Pete Hammond , (Box Office)
3 stars out of 5 -- "[A]n absolute must-see for fans of roar footage." -- Neil Smith , (Total Film)
"[E]ntertaining, often electrifying...pitching the viewer right into the midst of the animals' everyday world, creating moments of extraordinary intimacy and beauty." -- Sight and Sound Critic , (Sight and Sound)