Wild Safari: A South African Adventure
Wild Safari: A South African Adventure (2005)

With ranger Liesl Eichenberger as a guide, "Wild Safari" takes the viewer along for a 3,000-mile ride in an open-air vehicle on a game drive through nature reserves of Africa on a quest to see the Big Five -- the most dangerous… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: April 8, 2005
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Celeste Busk
Chicago Sun-Times

This is 3-D cinematography at its best, and parents who are looking for educational films for their children that will hold their interest are in luck: Youngsters will be mesmerized.

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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Eichenberger gets so excited when she spots one of the elusive creatures, it's hard not to share in her enthusiasm.

Harry Haun
Film Journal International

Quite a trip--a seven-story-tall, very much in-your-face, danger-free excursion into the authentic wilds of South Africa.

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Michael Esposito
Chicago Tribune

Director Stassen opts to avoid leaping cats out for blood, instead presenting an interesting depth of field in faraway places, populated by the animals we learned to love as children and living in their natural habitats.

Bob Townsend
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Those natural habitat glimpses are the best reason to take the kids to see Wild Safari.

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Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

On the excitement scale, this one leans toward ho-hum.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

Wild Safari isn't the most original large-format movie ever, but at least it's one that's most appropriate for a museum such as the Orlando Science Center.

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Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News

With equal emphasis on animals and environment, this 45-minute feature is enlightening, impressive, educational and, above all, enjoyable.

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David Barton
Sacramento Bee

Despite its size and subject matter, Wild Safari 3D is pretty tame and two-dimensional.

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