BambiU

Directed by James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, David Hand | USA | 1942 | 1h 10m | Starring Hardie Albright, Peter Behn, Bobette Audrey, Stan Alexander, Marion Darlington

Heartwarming animation following the journey of a young deer named Bambi, from his birth in the forest to his coming of age to become the Great Prince of the Forest. Along the way, Bambi experiences life in the wild, learning about friendship and the beauty of nature along the way. Originally released in 1942, Bambi’s timeless storytelling, memorable music, and universal themes have ensured its place as an undisputed classic of animated cinema.

Reviews

‘In colors that would surprise even the spectrum itself, Disney’s cartoon craftsmen have re-created a woodland that shimmers and glows and darkens altogether magically.’
Theodore Strauss, New York Times

‘The glow and texture of the Disney brush reach new heights, especially in the treatment of a summer thunderstorm and a raging snowstorm.’
Variety

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