Reviewed in the United States on July 18, 2016. especially movie humans putting on sing-song voices in trying to be elephants. The unlikely pachyderm pair make their way through various dangerous environs and try their best to avoid predators lurking about.

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Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 25, 2009.

Funny and heartwarming and sad.

They love watching it over and over again, Reviewed in the United States on July 16, 2015.

I wish they would promote this movie in China.

"Elephants actually do communicate,"

Together, this unlikely pair braves danger after danger on their incredible journey to find water and Whispers's mother. The page you requested could not be found. In his desperate search to find her, he meets the cynical loner Groove, an outcast from her … Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. View production, box office, & company info, Dereck Joubert (story), Directed by Dereck Joubert.

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In his desperate search to find her, he meets the cynical loner Groove, an outcast from her own herd who never wanted to be a mother. This such a fantastic movie and great for kids as well as adults.

"Whispers" is no "Bambi," and the Whispers: An Elephant's Tale Whispers, an innocent and adorable baby elephant who's just learning to walk on his own four feet, finds himself separated from his loving mother, Gentle Heart.

One of my students brought it to class to show and I loved it so much I ordered my own copy. Jordan Moffet (screenplay), In his desperate search to find her, he meets the cynical loner Groove, an outcast from her own herd who never wanted to be a mother. In the tradition of Disney's HOMEWARD BOUND, Disney's heartwarming, thrilling, and majestic WHISPERS: AN ELEPHANT'S TALE is an unforgettable adventure your entire family will love.

VIOLENCE It's been almost 50 years since American childhood was traumatized by the shooting of Bambi's mother. "What we did is interpret their talk and put it into the English language." MAAP Blueprint – DIY Short and Long Term Pet Care Planning, ADA and Disputes Involving Service Animals, Celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month with Gary C. Norman: Accommodating The Accommodators, Seniors: How To Take Control Of Your Beloved Companion’s Future, Africa, Upcoming ADR Events and GDPR Update, Read about how we use cookies in our PRIVACY POLICY. Reviewed in the United States on May 31, 2020. Realize that these are real elephants, some trained but most of them wild, filmed by Mr. Joubert and his wife, Beverly, in and around the Chobe National Park in Botswana.

This is a darling movie about an orphaned elephant baby and his attempt to survive. Instead of the usual documentary type story, this has the elephant's talking. The adventures of a baby elephant who is, by misfortune, separated from his mother. Because I figured my little buddy would like it, he did very much, and it was reasonably priced. The producers are the best and have devoted their lives to saving our planets wild life. On his search to find her, he pairs up with an outcast from another herd and together they brave the wilds of Africa.

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A baby elephant named Whispers finds himself separated from his mother.

With Angela Bassett, Joanna Lumley, Anne Archer, Debi Derryberry. Reviewed in the United States on September 10, 2019, Grandsons loved this educational story. Normally I dislike animal movies with "people" voices, but this one was a delight to watch and is really an all family movie. 72 min. Filmed in Botswana over a period of 18 months. A baby elephant named Whispers finds himself separated from his mother.

Simply add your name and best email into the form below! This is a wonderful tale about a baby elephant-Whisper and his mother -Tender Heart.The story unfolds as Whisper is born , meets the world and soon after his birth is separated from his mother by the arrival of poachers and their killer weapons.Whisper is searching desperately for its mother, finds another female elephant that cares for him and looks after him and another herd to belong to. He is mesmerized by the movie. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average.

Together, this unlikely pair braves danger after danger on their incredible journey to find water and Whispers's mother.

Luckily, he finds a maternal figure in Groove (Angela Bassett), an older elephant who is used to traveling on her own. Quickly browse titles in our catalog based on the ones you have picked. AGES 3-6 Again, the lions and the loss of Whispers's mother could upset them.

A baby elephant named Whispers finds himself separated from his mother. Happy ending though!

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Whispers: An Elephant's Tale (70) IMDb 5.1 1h 12min 2000 G A baby elephant named Whispers finds himself separated from his mother.

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As a special “Thank You" for registering for the webinar, I’d like to give you a copy of my “Prepare For Your Pet’s Care” ebook! Whispers: an Elephant’s Tale (film) A baby elephant, Whispers, separated from his mother, searches desperately for her, but finds instead the sassy and fiercely independent Groove, an outcast from her own herd and the last elephant in the world ever to be a substitute mom.

Directed by Dereck Joubert.

Reviewed in the United States on March 27, 2016. While educational and interestingly alluring, the movie nonetheless becomes very repetitious (even for this grown-up.)

On the plus side, there is the steady drumbeat of love of family, courage under duress and On his search to find her, he pairs up with an outcast from another herd and together they brave the wilds of Africa. He watched it 6 times within a week.

Film's Purpose Quite Clear/Target Audience Somewhat Unclear, Reviewed in the United States on January 24, 2015.

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They're elephants. FOOTNOTE The animal photography - lions leaping onto elephants' backs in the dead of night and the like - is superb and startling. The story line seems heavy and slow for the younger set with frame after frame of real-life elephants in their real-life environment. The film takes its plot entirely from real elephant behavior, with 80 percent being footage of elephants in the wild and 20 percent being footage of trained elephants. Beverly Joubert (story), he father doesn't stay around for his son's birth, but that's O.K.

On his search to find her, he pairs up with an outcast from another herd and together they brave the wilds of Africa. Very enjoyable movie for children and adults.

to elephants who don't want anything to do with him. Related Review on The New York Times on the Web: 'Whispers / An Elephant's Tale': African Wildlife in Botswana. One of my students brought it to class to show and I loved it so much I ordered my own copy. On his search to find her, he pairs up with an outcast from another herd and together they brave the wilds of Africa.

Movie Info In this live-action film, an orphaned baby African elephant named Whispers wanders alone in the wilderness.

"Whispers" is no "Bambi," and the lions do more damage than the hunters, but several attack scenes (a couple of them quite spectacular) could frighten young children. This is the information you need to start thinking about so that you can effectively create both short and long-term care plans for your beloved fur babies! Funny and heartwarming and sad. We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience, analyze site traffic, personalize content, and serve targeted advertisements. In his desperate search to find her, he meets the cynical loner Groove, an outcast from her own herd who never wanted to be a mother. A nameless baby elephant-steer was just getting used to life in the herd, when poachers kill his mother, so he runs and gets lost.

With Angela Bassett, Joanna Lumley, Anne Archer, Debi Derryberry.

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I found it so annoying and dumb that I quit about a half hour in to the movie. loyalty to friends. Besides being a love story among the elephants, showing their great caring for one another, it graphically depicts the hideous poaching and slaughter of Africa's elephants.

If you love elephants, you will enjoy this, Reviewed in the United States on September 26, 2011. Holly Goldberg Sloan (screenplay). In this live-action film, an orphaned baby African elephant named Whispers wanders alone in the wilderness.

lions do more damage than the hunters, but several attack scenes (a couple of them quite spectacular) could frighten young children. Whispers: An Elephant's Tale (2000) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.

Luckily, he finds a maternal figure in Groove (Angela Bassett), an older elephant who is used to traveling on her own. On his search to find her, he pairs up with an outcast from another herd and together they brave the wilds of Africa.

After an intragroup squabble, a female called Groove goes off by herself. endure lion attacks, assaults by hunters and other perils together. Angela Bassett does a great job narrating the part of the elephant the baby clings to. Very limited release, opening in Denver on March 10, 2000, and in New York on October 13, 2000. For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

A baby elephant named Whispers finds himself separated from his mother.

Whispers (380 pounds) wobbles to his feet, his mother gets lost in a panicked rush away from "takers," or hunters, who blast away at the herd. VIOLENCE It's been almost 50 years since American childhood was traumatized by the shooting of Bambi's mother.

Bottom line, the movie is about "The Takers" ( what the elephants call human poachers) and had I known it was more like "Earthlings" or "The Cove" (the message at least) and less like "Babe" or "Homeward Bound" I would have passed, based on the personal audience for which my purchase was intended. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post. Directed by Dereck Joubert. This is a darling movie about an orphaned elephant baby and his attempt to survive.

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'Whispers / An Elephant's Tale': African Wildlife in Botswana. This feature-length drama uses footage of animals in the wild to tell a story about elephants in their native environment.

Whispers learns to trumpet and becomes a hero.

Dereck Joubert (screenplay),

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Purchased this as a gift for my 6 year old grandson, who is in Love with Elephants. In this live-action film, an orphaned baby African elephant named Whispers wanders alone in the wilderness.