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Frozen Planet

(DVD - 2012)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Frozen Planet
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The Arctic and Antarctic remain the greatest wildernesses on Earth. The scale and beauty of the scenery and the sheer power of the elements, the weather, the rough ocean and the ice, is unmatched anywhere else on our planet. tells the compelling story of animals such as the wandering albatross, the adelie penguin and the polar bear, and paints a portrait that will take your breath away, at a moment when, melting fast, the frozen regions of our planet may soon be changed forever.
Publisher: [London?] : BBC Earth ; Burbank, CA : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, c2012
Edition: Widescreen
ISBN: 0780685180
9780780685185
Branch Call Number: DVD 577.0911 FROZEN
Characteristics: 3 videodiscs (ca. 350 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in

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Captures extraordinary views of vast frozen landscapes and animal behavior impossible to see from the ground. Goes under the ice, into the heart of glaciers, inside volcanic ice crystal caves, and into the remote interior of the Antarctic continent.

One-third of our planet is frozen and it is the last true frontier. This seven-part series features stunning scenery, magnificent animals, superb musical background and striking camera work.


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Nov 13, 2014
  • 1aa rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

The first episode of disk 1 is substantially unwatchable because of scratching. How does one scratch a DVD? One puts it into to the player, presses 'close' and then presses 'play'. How on earth could it get scratched?
Otherwise a visually stunning series.

Mar 07, 2013
  • sdelao rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Stunning, Gorgeous AND narrated by David Attenborough. A must-see in my book!

Dec 31, 2012
  • dprodrig rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

As per usual, BBC does a stunning series based on the artic and antartic regions. I do find it is not as cohesive as some of their other series, most notably Planet Earth and Life. Still worth watching - also love the extra episode that was added.

Jul 31, 2012
  • real_thing rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

best documentary ive seen

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