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Title: Knut & Friends

Director: Michael Johnson

Publisher: Chatsworth, Calif. : Image Entertainment, 2009.

Year of release: 2009

Running time: 86 minutes

Call Number: AV English 599.786 KNU


Knut & Friends is a true story of a polar bear who overcame all odds to survive and thrive with the aid of human companionship. Born in the Berlin Zoo and rejected by his mother, Knut was lovingly cared for by zookeeper Thomas Dörflein who looked after him like a human baby. Under Dörflein’s charge, Knut flourished and grew to the point where he was deemed independent enough to move to his own private living space.


Witness the incredibly close and fascinating bond shared between Knut and his foster human parent in this heart-warming documentary. Suitable for all ages, the timeless tale of compassion and love transcending species is perfect for get-togethers with your family.


The above review is contributed by Huang Su San, Librarian, National Library Board (NLB).

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