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Discussion in 'Bushcraft Chatter' started by mrostov, Jun 5, 2018.

  1. mrostov

    mrostov Nomad

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    Not a lot of good movies out there showing primitive survival skills. This one coming out this summer looks like it might have some potential.

    http://www.alpha-themovie.com/

     
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    Is this a filmed version of Michelle Paver's "Wolf Brother" and subsequent novels? Looks a bit like it...
     
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    I couldn't find a reference to any original novel. The original title was The Solutrean. One interesting thing I read was that there is a scene where the tribe is skinning and butchering bison, and it's not a special effect, those are real bison.
     
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    Janne M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    Yes, they got investigated for it......

    Looks like a good yearn.. Hopefully better than the one with Darryl Hannah, Bearcave something.
    I did like 10 000 BC though. Scifi-Paleo.

    I looking forward to watch this one!
     
  5. mrostov

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    I liked 10,000 BC quite a bit. If you are an avid student of history, movies set in the pre-history era are often more enjoyable because you aren't constantly picking out historical mistakes in the film.
     
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    Janne M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    Yep, that is me!
    My long suffering wife hates my post movie analytic sessions.
    Trailer looks good though.
     
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    Skip the movies. If it's in your heart of hearts to go full frontal paleo,
    you can come over to my place and kill a bison and field dress it and butcher it.

    I won't broker your adventure but I bet I can round up enough people, me included, to buy off a lot of
    your meat, cut properly. Because you get stuck with the whole pile.

    Just remember that you will be facing a 4-legged, 1000kg vegan who has every desire to gore you and crush you and kill you, too.
    That explains why I hunt bison with a cheque book.
     
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    Reminds me of that old chestnut:
    Q: What's the difference between a bison and a buffalo?
    A: You can't wash your hands in a buffalo.

    Going back to the film, does anyone know when it is due to appear in the cinemas?
     
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    Janne M.A.B (Mad About Bushcraft)

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    Internet says US premiere in mid August.
     

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