Alpha

Alpha

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"Alpha is an epic adventure set in the last Ice Age. While on his first hunt with his tribe's most elite group, a young man is injured and left for dead. Awakening to find himself broken and alone, he must learn to survive and navigate the harsh and unforgiving wilderness. Reluctantly taming a lone wolf abandoned by its pack, the pair learns to rely on each other and become unlikely allies, enduring countless dangers and overwhelming odds in order to find their way home before the deadly winter arrives"--Container.
Copyright Date: ©2018.
Characteristics: 1 DVD-video (approximately 93 min.) : sound, colour ; 12 cm.
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Video file,DVD video,region 2, 4, 5,rda.

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22222014073849mj
Oct 14, 2019

Wait a minute.
Alpha Male canine delivers puppies...?
Did I miss something here or did nobody watch till the end??

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bobbles1
Sep 11, 2019

The story of the first family pet dog, good adventure movie though it does stretch the bounds of credibility to near breaking....well, let's face it, beyond breaking, but kids would love it I think, and it's better than playing shooters on video.....

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shlby69m
Sep 11, 2019

Beautiful beautiful beautiful! Spoken in Quebec dialect of French. A child safe version of native struggle. Good to watch with children to explain feelings and reasons.

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wiredonjava
Aug 14, 2019

One of the best and most beautiful movies I've seen in a long time.

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clearlakedoc
Aug 11, 2019

Real good with a twist at the end that caught me by surprise!

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FellariJasmin
Jul 21, 2019

Beautiful story with a clever plot. Well done really except for the rendition of the main character; it was poorely acted to the point of frustation in some scenes. When you are starving in the wilderness, for example, with nothing to eat for miles then you catch some food, you eat you really do. The kid wasn't eating he was finger-eating as if he was full. Tiny teeny weeny pieces of meats that he places for ever slowly in his mouth and he doesnt start chewing immediately! You don't need to be an actor to know that you are supposed to be devouring it. Also his face expressions and body language were not at all credible and didn't give the scenes justice. This movie would have been a roaring success had they given the lead character to a more experienced actor.

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misatim
Jun 17, 2019

ah, this is not true lol A great story but why are so many thinking it is true? Well done as there is no dialogue you can understand but you do get the story. Costumes, and continuity need work, but it is fun to imagine

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scribby
May 21, 2019

There are a few plot holes (How'd he get back up that cliff?) but overall this is a fascinating anthropological excursion into the deep past. Customs, clothing, weapons, and language all seem authentic, and the cinemetography almost beggars parallel. (The language is based on "Proto-Nostratic" and/or "Proto-Dené–Caucasian" -- theoretical ancient languages made by comparing reconstructed ancestors of today's languages spoken in the region where the movie takes place.) The dog (an actual wolf-dog!) is almost as good an actor as the humans. This movie is also an ice-age version of "The Revenant" (though slightly less bloody), so fans of that movie may like this as well.

Safe, interesting, entertaining, and clever. It's refreshing seeing something remotely original, but also genuinely well made and acted.

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scorpion_2
May 18, 2019

The high point is on-going in this film: the great cinematography. It captures well the environment of a pristine, yet unspoiled planet of 20,000 years ago. Well acted, a great story, great for the kids to watch also despite the brutality of life depicted in those days. The wolf dog should have gotten an Oscar. Worth watching more than once.

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reypotter06
Dec 08, 2018

reypotter06 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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library_queen
Nov 30, 2018

library_queen thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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Reianshitsu
Mar 16, 2019

You take a life to give life to your tribe... Life is not given, it's earned.

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