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"The Story of the Weeping Camel" DVD

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DVD Release Date: January 25, 2005

Tagline: "Some fairy tales are true ... some legends are real."

Length: 87 minutes
MPAA Rating: PG for some mild thematic content

This Mongolian-language documentary captures the lifestyle of nomads who live at the edge of the Gobi Desert. However, the filmmakers acknowledge that some scenes are recreated and there is partial scripting. The title comes from an incident where one of the nomads' camels goes through a difficult birth to have a white calf and then ignores it. A musician performs a ritual intended to get the mother camel to nurse her offspring.

Selected Special DVD Features:

• Widescreen

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