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In the Blood

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In the Blood

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
90 minutes
director:
George Butler
distributor:
Central Park Media
genre:
Documentary

We gave it a C

George Butler’s (Pumping Iron) cinematic elegy to the Great White Hunter, In the Blood, may be the most elaborate home movie of the year. Butler takes his young son on a safari in Tanzania, retracing a 1909 trip by Teddy Roosevelt and his son, and making the case that big game hunting is conservation-minded sport, not senseless slaughter. Though fittingly pretty and romantic, the film begs more questions than it answers. C

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