Sunday, November 1, 2009


The Bear, L'Ours

The film clip below from the 1988 Academy-Award-nominated film L'Ours (The Bear) was shot by French filmmaker, Jean-Jacques Annaud, over a six-year period in the wilds of beautiful British Columbia, where I lived for many years.

The Bear, L'Ours, Jean-Jacques Annaud
Jean-Jacques Annaud

In short, an orphaned bear cub is stalked by a cougar...and the hunt is on.

The photography and sound effects are brilliant, and you'll be holding your breath as you watch the unfolding drama. Below is just one small scene from the film, and it's amazing:

Click here to watch the clip in a larger format:
The Bear

The full movie, which has been compared to March of the Penguins, is available on DVD:

What a great Christmas stocking stuffer this would be.

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Arielle Bair, MSW, LSW said...

Looks great!

Kourtnee said...

Looks good- definitely will have to see this.