The second part of a two-film adaptation (“Bembi’s Childhood”, “Bembi’s Youth”) of Felix Salten’s famous fairy tale “Bambi” in a literary interpretation of Yuri Nagibin and Natalya Bondarchuk.
A beautiful film! Shot in the unique reserves of Crimea, Caucasus, lower Elbrus, Latvia and Czechoslovakia. Filming together with acclaimed masters of the screen and the stage – Inna Makarova, Lev Durov, Nikolai Burlyaev, Maris Liepa and Gediminas Taranda – were children of 4 to 8 years old, as well as 100 species of live animals: tiny frogs and beautiful deer, swift squirrels and noble elks, smart hedgehogs and timorous hares, a wise owl and stern bison…
The young deer Bambi, having turned into a beautiful grownup animal, meets a she-deer, Faline, and falls in love with her. The young couple sets out on a long and dangerous journey in search of a mysterious flower of life…
This wonderful fairy-tale film is perfect for family viewing. It teaches to love animals and nature.
Author Felix Salten's biography;
Interview with director N. Bondarchul;
Featurette “Children's Theatre ‘Bambi’”;