Soul Of The Elephant reveals the Intelligence and Humanity of this animal
- Soul Of The Elephant reveals the animals are as loving as humans are
- Robert Redford called it a ‘romance’ at the Sundance Film Festival
- Made by husband and wife film-makers Dereck and Beverly Joubert
What the film shows best is the elephants’ extraordinary compassion for each other and their young. As soon as a baby is born, the rest of the herd want to get to know it, and they gather around in delight at the wonder of a new life.
And then, as soon as the herd moves off, its collective pace adjusts to allow the newborn to keep up. ‘Elephants are nothing if not compassionate and understanding,’ says Dereck.
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