Wolf Totem | reviewed by: William O'Donnell | January 4, 2016
entertainment value
Beauty and Brutality. Elegance and Horror. Fitting words for both this film's presentation and its namesake.
genre Adventure | foreign
synopsis In 1969, a young Beijing student, Chen Zhen, is sent to live among the nomadic herdsmen of Inner Mongolia. Caught between the advance of civilization from the south and the nomads' traditional enemies - the marauding wolves - to the north; humans and animals, residents and invaders alike, struggle to find their true place in the world
lead actors Ba Sen Zha Bu | Yin Zhu-Sheng | Ankhnyam Ragchaa | Shawn Dou | Shaofeng Feng
director Jean-Jacques Annaud