If Babe stole your heart and changed your eating habits, then wait until you meet Gunda. Aquarela director Viktor Kossakovsky’s labour of love is a beguiling ode to sow Gunda (the name means female warrior) and her adorable newborn piglets. Filmed in black and white on farms in Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom, the documentary immerses us in farmyard life and animals that range from a one-legged chicken to a herd of cattle. The star is Gunda and her tolerance of a hungry, growing family as they develop personalities of their own. A stunning vision of life on earth.
This film has bonus content available.
After the film, scroll down to watch our Q&A with Writer and Director Viktor Kossakovsky.
With thanks to Bertha DocHouse for hosting this Q&A session.
UK Premiere. Thanks to Altitude.
Content warning: Animal death
Film and bonus content available from 16.00 on Sunday 7 March until 16.00 on Wednesday 10 March. Limited tickets available.