The eagle huntress

The eagle huntress

DVD - 2017 | Kazakh
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Follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that has been typically been handed down from father to son for centuries.
Publisher: Culver City, California : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2017
Branch Call Number: 3.0523 Ea
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 87 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical,Dolby digital
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video file,DVD video,region 1

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pokano
Aug 14, 2017

Gorgeously filmed documentary of a 13-yr old girl who breaks the glass ceiling on falconry (with a golden eagle) in the Kazakh portion of Mongolia. Highly recommended!

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jnewday
Jul 13, 2017

Downright wonderful inspiring and uplifting tale. Views of the natural world are stunning.

LPL_EliH Jul 07, 2017

The Eagle Huntress is disarmingly likable. It's a poignant, yet simple, story of female empowerment, family, culture, and nature. Watching monster hawks soar through the Mongolian Steppes make it worth it alone. Daisy Ridley provides apt, low-key narration. There aren't many moments of tension, but that doesn't detract from a unique, enjoyable documentary.

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amysiupingliu
Jun 23, 2017

Choose to watch the film with the Director's commentary. It tells lot of story from behind the scene. I recommend it to all. Good production!

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gomez7
Jun 13, 2017

Truly a film for any age of viewer. Magnificent panoramas of least populated place on earth. Girl has a winning smile and seems older than her 13 years. Story maintains a steady pace, never bogging down. You may want to watch it twice - once reading the subtitles, and once just taking in the beautiful optics of people's faces, clothes, possessions, and nature. Almost forgot to mention, the eagle of the story is MAGNIFICENT!
Even though this film is in the library's juvenile collection, and is appropriate for viewing by those of young ages, it was recommending to me by a 70-something, and my wife and I (two 60-somethings) enjoyed the film immensely. Very highly recommended.

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d0lphin__7
Mar 15, 2017

d0lphin__7 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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