The Polar Bear Family & Me: Season 1 (2013)
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The Polar Bear Family & Me: Season 1 (2013)

TV-PG 3 Episodes
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TV-PG
  58 minutes
In this series, wildlife cameraman, Gordon Buchanan follows a wild polar bear family over three seasons, something no one has done before. Gordon, and arctic survival experts travel by boat to far flung Svalbard. They manage to find a polar bear birth den and meet mother 'Lyra' and her cubs 'Miki' and 'Luca' as they emerge from their den. Little is still known about polar bears family life because no one has been able to follow them this closely before.
 
TV-PG
  59 minutes
Gordon and the team return to Svalbard in mid-June on the trail of 'Lyra' and her cubs, 'Miki' and 'Luca'. Gordon works with scientists to try to understand how his polar bear family are surviving the unusual arctic weather. Gordon finds Lyra and renews his bond with her, but he discovers that cub Luca is missing. Lyra is devoted to her remaining cub, Miki, but his future is also uncertain.
 
TV-PG
  58 minutes
Gordon Buchanan and the team return to Svalbard in September on the trail of Lyra and her cub Miki. They have been away for six weeks and don't know if either bear is still alive. Lyra's collar hasn't sent a signal for a month - finding her this time will be a huge challenge. But Gordon does find her - and Miki is alive. Times are tough though. Lyra is very thin and has been reduced to eating moss and seaweed.
Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan embarks on a new ambitious and dangerous mission - to gain the trust of a family of polar bears and using this unique opportunity, observe the life of these enigmatic animals as never before, over the course of a year. G… View More
Genres Documentary
Director Saritha Wilkinson
Starring Jason Roberts, Gordon Buchanan View More
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Movie Summary

Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan embarks on a new ambitious and dangerous mission - to gain the trust of a family of polar bears and using this unique opportunity, observe the life of these enigmatic animals as never before, over the course of a year. Gordon follows a polar bear family - baby Mikki, his brother Lucca and their mum Lyra - from a snowy den in spring, through to their summer hunting adventures among the icebergs, and during the autumn 'freeze up'.
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Movie Details

Genres Documentary
Director Saritha Wilkinson
Starring Jason Roberts, Gordon Buchanan
Studio Name BBC Worldwide Americas
Release Date 2013
VUDU Release Date 04/11/2013
Rating TV-PG About Ratings
Episodes 3 episodes

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