Born in China

Synopsis: Narrated by John Krasinski ("13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi," NBC's "The Office," "Amazon's "Jack Ryan"), Disneynature's new True Life Adventure film "Born In China" takes an epic journey into the wilds of China where few people have ever ventured. Following the stories of three animal families, the film transports audiences to some of the most extreme environments on Earth to witness some of the most intimate moments ever captured in a nature film. A doting panda mother guides her growing baby as she begins to explore and seek independence. A two-year-old golden snub-nosed monkey who feels displaced by his new baby sister joins up with a group of free-spirited outcasts. And a mother snow leopard-an elusive animal rarely caught on camera-faces the very real drama of raising her two cubs in one of the harshest and most unforgiving environments on the planet. Featuring stunning, never-before-seen imagery, the film navigates China's vast terrain-from the frigid mountains to the
Genre: Documentary
Director(s): Chuan Lu
Production: Disneynature
 
IMDB:
7.2
Metacritic:
57
Rotten Tomatoes:
83%
G
Year:
2016
79 min
$13,861,159
Website
47 Views

1

(WIND WHOOSHING)

(THUNDER RUMBLING)

NARRATOR:
China is a land

of myth and mystery.

Almost inconceivably vast and diverse.

From the eastern coastal plain...

through mountain ranges and forests...

to the high plateau of Qinghai.

From this magnificent landscape

are born countless lives.

Each of them part

of a much larger story.

An all-encompassing circle of life...

that is fueled by the love...

the losses, and the hopes...

of many different creatures.

(THUNDER RUMBLING)

Our story takes place far

from the bustling cities...

we often think of as China.

It is a story of cranes...

pandas...

antelope...

monkeys...

and leopards.

All of whom call China their home.

(WARBLING)

Among all the creatures

in Chinese mythology...

the crane holds a very special place.

(CRANES WARBLING)

A symbol of longevity

and good fortune...

it is one of the oldest

and most prominent figures

in Chinese art...

dating back thousands of years.

It is said that

when a crane takes flight...

it carries along the spirit

of a departed creature...

from this world to the next.

The Qinghai Plateau in western China...

is the highest

mountain plateau on Earth.

And here, the elusive snow leopard...

rules the range.

This is Dawa.

And this incredible dreamscape

is her home.

At an altitude of

14,000 feet above sea level...

the climate here is

too cold for most mammals.

But Dawa thrives here.

Every part of her body

is designed for this unique terrain...

from her exceptionally long tail...

that helps her maintain balance...

to her gray-dappled fur

that provides the perfect camouflage...

in these rocky surroundings.

Dawa is at the top of her food chain...

and at the top of her game.

She knows every crag

and cranny of this mountain.

This is her turf.

(GROWLS)

But she's picked up a scent.

An unwelcome visitor.

(SNARLING)

The intruder knows

she's in Dawa's territory...

but challenges her, nonetheless.

(GROWLING)

They face off

in a chilling test of nerves.

Dawa must convey strength

or risk a full-on battle.

(BOTH GROWLING)

(GROWLING CONTINUES)

The intruder finally submits.

Dawa retains her supremacy.

For now.

(GROWLS)

Dawa is not a feline

to be messed with...

and right now nothing

could shake her resolve.

After all, it's not just

her hunting grounds...

she's protecting.

(CUBS GROWLING)

To her, these two little cubs...

are the most important things on Earth.

Providing for them

and keeping them safe...

is her life's mission.

Far to the east of Dawa...

in the Sichuan mountain

valleys of central China...

a mere 8,000 feet above sea level...

golden snub-nosed monkeys run wild.

(MONKEYS SCREECHING)

Monkeys have long been

figures of rebellion and mischief...

in Chinese folk tales.

And one of the most

mischievous monkeys

on this mountain...

is Tao Tao.

He's the class clown of his troop...

and an aspiring kung fu master.

At two years old...

Tao Tao no longer needs

to be overseen by his parents.

But he still likes

to come home to his father's side...

after a long day of adventuring.

(SCREECHING)

Tao Tao just loves his dad.

His dad, however,

isn't big on showing affection...

leaving TaoTao feeling

a little unappreciated.

Oh, well.

He can always count on his mother

to shower him with attention.

(INFANT SQUEALING)

But the recent arrival

of a new baby sister in the family...

has spoiled some of

that maternal magic on the home front.

While monkey families

only have one father...

they each have several mothers,

who all help one another

care for their young.

(INFANT SQUEALING)

Rate this script:(0.00 / 0 votes)

Translation

Translate and read this script in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss this Born in China script with the community:

Citation

Use the citation below to add this screenplay to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Born in China" Scripts.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 16 Dec. 2019. <https://www.scripts.com/script/born_in_china_4513>.

We need you!

Help us build the largest writers community and scripts collection on the web!

Watch the movie trailer

Born in China

The Marketplace:

Sell your Script !

Get listed in the most prominent screenplays collection on the web!


The Studio:

ScreenWriting Tool

Write your screenplay and focus on the story with many helpful features.


Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.