Disneynature Born in China on Blu-Ray DVD and Digital

Last Updated on March 12, 2022 by ellen

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I love all of the adorable Disneynature films including Born in China. Cute baby animals are about the most adorable thing ever. I’ve always been fascinated by pandas because they are so exotic. And, I love that Disneynature through the Disney Conservation Fund has made a contribution to World Wildlife Fund to benefit wild pandas and snow leopards.

Disneynature Born in China on Blu-Ray DVD and DigitalDisneynature Born in China

Narrated by John Krasinski (“13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi,†NBC’s “The Office,†“Amazon’s “Jack Ryanâ€), Disneynature’s newest true-life adventure film “Born in China,†journeys into homes on Digital, Blu-rayâ„¢ Combo Pack (Blu-ray+DVD+Digital) and On-Demand on August 29. And in continued efforts to help protect the wild animals featured in the film, Disneynature through the Conservation Fund has made a contribution to World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to focus efforts that benefit wild pandas and snow leopards.

“Born In China†transports audiences to some of the world’s most extreme environments of China where few people have ever ventured to witness wildly intimate and adorable moments in the lives of three animal families – a doting panda bear mother, a 2-year-old golden snub-nosed monkey, and a mother snow leopard. It is the seventh theatrical release from Disneynature, which brings the world’s top nature filmmakers together to share wildlife stories that engage, inspire and educate. The breathtaking footage and high-definition quality picture is captivating for audiences of all ages and is a must-add to the in-home collection.

Furthermore, the in-home release comes packaged with all-new bonus features that take viewers deeper into the making of a true-life adventure film, showcasing the extreme measures it took to travel, film, observe and encounter these amazing animals in their natural habitats in the far northeast China; Showcases how Disneynature and the Disney Conservation efforts behind these films have helped make a difference around the globe; and features the full music video by “American Authors†end-credit song “Everything Everything.â€

The film is directed by accomplished Chinese filmmaker Lu Chuan and produced by Disney’s Roy Conli and renowned nature filmmakers Brian Leith and Phil Chapman. The film features an orchestral score composed by Emmy®-winner Barnaby Taylor that incorporates authentic Chinese flavors.

BONUS FEATURES (Blu-ray & Digital)*:

Panda Suits & Bamboo Shoots – Join the team as they struggle through an almost impenetrable bamboo forest in an effort to capture footage of pandas in the wild.

Walking with Monkeys – The shivering crew bundles up to film the adorable golden snub-nosed monkeys engaged in a surprisingly human activity.

Masters of Camouflage – Go behind the scenes as the filmmakers set out on a quest never before achieved: to find and film a snow leopard family in the wild.

Wading Through Wetlands – A crew travels to far northeast China to catch the first moments of a red-crowned crane chick’s life.

“Everything Everything†Music Video Performed by American Authors – check out the full music video of American Authors end-credit song “Everything Everything.â€

Disneynature: Get Inspired, Get Involved –Join Disneynature and the Disney Conservation as they thank our audiences and the animals who star in the films for helping to make Disneynature and its conservation efforts a success.

*Bonus features may vary by retailer

Disneynature Born in China on Blu-Ray DVD and Digital

My thoughts:

As with all of the Disneynature films, the photography in Born in China is absolutely amazing. You really can see every detail and you feel like you’re right there in the jungle with the animals. It’s absolutely fascinating to see the animals in their real habitat instead of in a zoo or a preserve. The bonus features really make this movie a must see. It was fascinating to watch the crew getting all of these amazing shots and footage and what they had to go through to do it. If you can, I really recommend the Blu-ray option so you get all of the bonus features. It’s definitely worth it to see. Download the activity packet for the kids.

Disneynature Born in China on Blu-Ray DVD and Digital

Make sure that you grab the educator materials if you’re going to watch this with the kids to get the most out of teaching them all about these animals. Buy this today.

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4 thoughts on “Disneynature Born in China on Blu-Ray DVD and Digital

  1. Huge panda lover here and this would melt my heart. I never jumped on the Blu-Ray band wagon for the bonus features but I do love the extras these usually come with and impressed with the activity sheet you posted. Hope I get a chance to see this one.

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