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Bambi (2011)

Bambi | FOREST LIFE Young Bambi and Flower growing up in the wild in Bambi
Image credit: Walt Disney / Courtesy: Everett Collection
FOREST LIFE Young Bambi and Flower growing up in the wild in Bambi

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From its soft-focus sentiment and humor to its stunning sequences of peril, it’s as unsettling as it is beautiful. Be prepared for Bambi's mom's death for sure. A.W.

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From its soft-focus sentiment and humor to its stunning sequences of peril, it’s as unsettling as it is beautiful. Be prepared for Bambi's mom's death for sure.

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Details Release Date: Mar 01, 2011; DVD Release Date: Mar 01, 2011; Distributor: Walt Disney Home Video

If you've got kids at home, or if you've just got a sweet tooth for pre-Pixar Disney animation, by all means check out the Blu-ray release of Bambi (1942, G, 1 hr., 10 mins.). Naturally, if you're putting it before youngsters' innocent eyes for the first time, you'll want to stick close by in order to play grief counselor when Bambi's mother ''meets'' a hunter in the woods. Afterward, though, dig in to such Extras as a pair of touching deleted scenes, a long-lost soundtrack song (''Twitterpated''), and an engrossing behind-the-scenes peek at Uncle Walt's control-freak story meetings. The only thing missing is Kleenex. A–

Originally posted Feb 23, 2011 Published in issue #1144 Mar 04, 2011 Order article reprints
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