Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of a jungle boy raised by wolves is brought to the screen with all the swashbuckling excitement of the great book. This film version garnered four Academy Award Nominations, including Best (Black-and-White) Cinematography.
Rudyard Kipling's classic story of Mowgli, the baby boy abandoned in the jungle, and found by a panther who takes the child to a family of wolves, who will keep him safe, well-cared for and loved.| But when a vicious tiger comes around threatening the boy, it becomes clear that the child must leave the animal kingdom and find his place among a species he has never known: human beings.
3 stars out of 5 -- "It's a rather British film in its approach -- in a charming and celebratory way -- and has a good story and a score by Miklos Rozsa." 08/01/2006 p.109