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Meerkat Manor: The Story Begins (2008)

The story of a family of meerkats living in the Kalahari Desert in South Africa.

Directors:

Chris Barker, Mike Slee

Writers:

Judy Morris (commentary), Michael Olmert
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Credited cast:
Whoopi Goldberg ... Narrator
Flower the Meerkat Flower the Meerkat ... Herself
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The story of a family of meerkats living in the Kalahari Desert in South Africa.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

April 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Die Königin der Erdmännchen See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Spun-off from Meerkat Manor (2005) See more »

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Love those little creatures
26 May 2008 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

I cannot explain why I find these creatures so fascinating. It's like manatees. Who could love sea cows? I like them both.

As a fan of the show Meerkat Manor, I was anxious to see the film of the beginning. I was not disappointed.

Whoopi Goldberg did a great job narrating what we can only suspect was the thoughts of the Whisker family as they went about their daily lives in the Kalahari Desert. To see the birth of Flower (known to all who watch the show) and see her beginnings was really fascinating.

Outstanding cinematography and a great score make this an enjoyable film that the whole family will enjoy.

This really ties up some loose ends and gets me anxious to the next season which, like Star Trek, seems to go on and on with The Next Generation.


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