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Crimson Wing

Started by nTZ, 23 September, 2009, 18:46

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Mystery of the Flamingos

"In a remote and forgotten wilderness, one of nature's last great mysteries unfolds: the birth, life and survival of a million crimson-winged flamingos.

Against the dramatic backdrop of unforgiving, never-before filmed landscapes, we follow the birth of a tiny flamingo hatchling, and the perils and fortunes of her life in the extraordinary "other world" of Lake Natron in northern Tanzania."

Watch out for this film from Disney Nature - released in cinemas in 2009.

In the UK, it's released in Sep 25 2009, in Cineworld cinemas - my local has only 4 viewing next Tuesday.

It's a fabulous film about the flamingos on Lake Natron - do see it if you can.

More info in the IMDB

Trailer on You-Tube

A piece from the Guardian in January.  [The proposed soda ash factory which could have threatened the flamingos is now not going ahead ]

More clips
and another

A background article from Apple (describing the Apple technology that they used)

Best presentation of the trailer is from Disney New Zealand
Picture of the filmmakers there, and some great still photos