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Tarzan (1999)

Rating:G
Genre:Family, Animation, Action/Adventure
Release Date:June 18, 1999
Running time:88 minutes
Cast:Tony Goldwyn, Glenn Close, Rosie O'Donnell, Minnie Driver, Nigel Hawthorne
Director:Chris Buck, Kevin Lima
Producer:Bonnie Arnold
Writer:Edgar Rice Burroughs
Distributor:Buena Vista Pictures

Description: Walt Disney Pictures' animated adventure "Tarzan" is an innovative and entertaining exploration of the classic tale by Edgar Rice Burroughs. With music by Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Phil Collins, "Tarzan" is an adventure that traces the story of a human baby who is orphaned in the African jungle and lovingly raised by a family of apes. Tarzan's peaceful and sheltered world is turned upside down by the arrival of a human expedition and the revelation that he is one of them. As he struggles to decide which "family" he belongs with, his dilemma is further complicated by his feelings for a beautiful young woman named Jane and the discovery that a trusted member of his new human "family" is plotting to harm the apes. With an inspired cast of vocal talents and new technological breakthroughs that bring added depth and dimensionality to the jungle settings, Disney's animated version of "Tarzan" captures the fantasy, excitement, and imagination of this literary favorite as never before.

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