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Frozen Planet

(DVD - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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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.
Title: Frozen planet
[videorecording]
Publisher: [London?] : BBC Earth ; Burbank, CA : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, c2012
Edition: Widescreen
Characteristics: 3 videodiscs (ca. 350 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: a BBC ... [et al.] co-production in association with Discovery Canada ; series producer, Vanessa Berlowitz ; producers, Miles Barton ... [et al.]
Notes: Documentary
Title from container
Program content: c2011
Special features include: On thin ice featurette ; Freeze frames (6 - 10 min. video diaries) ; Science at the ends of the earth (making of) featurette; music only viewing option
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Contents: To the ends of the earth
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
The last frontier
On thin ice
Summary: 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.
ISBN: 0780685180
9780780685185
Branch Call Number: DVD 577.0911 FROZEN
Country of Producing Entity: Great Britain United States
Credits: Editors, Andy Netley, David Pearce ; music, George Fenton.
Performers: Narrator, David Attenborough.
System Details: DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen (2.70:1); Dolby Digital 5.1; DVD9
Other Language: In optional English or Parisian French with optional subtitles in English, Canadian French, or Spanish; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
Subject Headings: Polar regions Arctic regions Antarctica Natural history Polar Regions Natural history Arctic regions Natural history Antarctica Animals Polar regions Animals Arctic regions Animals Antarctica Ecology Animales Regiones Árticas. bidex Animales Antárctica. bidex
Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nature television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Topical Term: Natural history
Natural history
Natural history
Animals
Animals
Animals
Ecology
Animales
Animales
Publisher No: 1000238349 BBC Earth
3000043026 BBC Earth
2000071552 BBC Earth (disc 1)
2000071553 BBC Earth (disc 2)
2000071554 BBC Earth (disc 3)
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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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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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