Finding Altamira

Some secrets are too powerful to hide.
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item number:  XTX 01666D
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Finding Altamira for $15.70

DVD Features:

  • Run Time: 1 hours, 37 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: September 27, 2016
  • Originally Released: 2018
  • Label: Samuel Goldwyn Films
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: [cc]
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.78
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • Subtitles - English, Spanish

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Entertainment Reviews:

Fresh69%

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Total Count: 16

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AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 186
A reasonably engaging tale of the ever present arguments that take place between science and belief. Full Review
The Gate
Aug 28, 2018
... too often detours into silly subplots that minimize the moral complexity and trivialize the fascinating true-life source material. Full Review
Cinemalogue
Sep 23, 2016
Rating: 3/4 -- Director Hugh Hudson shoots in lush settings and provides ample footage of the incredible paintings; this could make a nice double feature alongside Werner Herzog's documentary Cave of Forgotten Dreams. Full Review
National Post
Sep 23, 2016
A well-mounted if largely prosaic period drama ... Full Review
Los Angeles Times
Sep 14, 2016
Antonio Banderas' admirable performance fails to energize Hugh Hudson's handsome but ponderous period drama. Full Review
Variety
Sep 17, 2016
Despite a few flourishes, plus some solid work from Antonio Banderas as Marcelino de Sautuola -- the amateur scientist who first uncovered the famous cave paintings in northern Spain -- it's pretty much the work of someone going through the motions. Full Review
Georgia Straight
Sep 22, 2016
Rating: 2/4 -- Finding Altamira is let down by ordinary acting, way too many scholarly adages and a perplexing level of inaction. Full Review
Globe and Mail
Sep 23, 2016

Product Description:

This period drama from director Hugh Hudson recounts the world's first discovery of prehistoric art, found in the cave of Altamira in 1879. Antonio Banderas stars as Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola, an amateur archaeologist who owns the land in Spain where the cave is located. In time, his findings forever change humanity's understanding of their prehistoric ancestors.

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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 28,612
  • UPC: 043396484849
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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