Elephant Boy (1997)

Elephant Boy




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A young mahout leads the British on an expedition.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Classics
Directed By: ,
Written By: Rudyard Kipling, John Collier
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On DVD: Nov 28, 2011
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All Critics (9) | Top Critics (3)

The film moves leisurely, but with rare charm and visual interest.

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Fiction and documentary footage rub shoulders uneasily, but the latter (shot by Flaherty in India) is vividly watchable.

Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Robert Flaherty's craftsmanship shows in one of his best Hollywood features.

June 21, 2008

Robert Flaherty joined forces with Zoltan Korda to produce the terrific adventure film, based upon a Rudyard Kipling tale.

February 26, 2008

Although it has not aged well, there is still a great deal of merit to the story, the style and the stars, and any young person cannot fail to love it.

Full Review… | February 26, 2008
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