ALPHA – Review by Susan Granger

Set in Europe more than 20,000 years ago during the last Ice Age, this is an ‘origin’ fable about how a caveman first bonded with a wolf. Preparing for the annual Great Hunt, Chief Tau (Johannes Haukur Johannesson) is particularly concerned about his sensitive teenage son, Keda (Kodi Smit-McPhee), who hasn’t quite mastered all the necessary skills. As his mother Rho (Natassia Malthe) says, “Keda leads with his heart, not his spear.”

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