The Boy Who Wanted to Be a Bear (Drengen der ville gøre det umulige)
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The Boy Who Wanted to Be a Bear (Drengen der ville gøre det umulige)
Veteran Danish animator Jannik Hastrup transforms an obscure Tarzan-like Inuit fairy tale into a animated feature film with his 2002 children's tale entitled Drengen de ville vaere bjorn (The Boy Who Wanted To Be a Bear). Somewhere within the Arctic Circle, a pregnant polar bear narrowly escapes a pack of vicious wolves only to give birth to a stillborn cub. The bear's spouse, recognizing his mate's deep depression, sets out to find a replacement baby bear to lift the female bear's spirits -- only to fail in his quest. However, he does come across a newborn human infant, which… More

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"Don't blame the bears."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Threat