Back to the Cretaceous”
onto IMAX® 3D Screen in Chattanooga
Tenn. (August 16, 2004) – The Tennessee Aquarium IMAX
3D® Theater will take you on an adventure
back in time with the film “T-REX: Back to the Cretaceous,”
which opens Oct. 1 – Nov. 16.
brings dinosaurs to life with groundbreaking detail, unparalleled
realism, and the awesome size and thrilling feeling of being
in the movie, not just at the movie.
on location in Alberta, Canada at Dinosaur Provincial Park,
dinosaurs are very much alive — at least in the mind of
Ally Hayden. But the closest she has come to them in her world
is seeing the dinosaur skeletons and artists’ renderings
in the museum where her father, the world-famous palaeontologist
Dr. Donald Hayden, has his headquarters.
Like her father, Ally is fascinated by the way that modern science
and the study of dinosaur bones and fossils can lead to uncovering
the mysteries of what dinosaurs were really like — what
they looked like, how they moved, how and what they ate and
how they raised their young. When Hayden brings his latest discovery
back to the museum, Ally is excited that the oblong-shaped fossil
rock might be an as yet undiscovered Tyrannosaurus-rex egg.
is alone and waiting for her father to return when an accident
in the museum lab sets her on an adventure in which Ally’s
present world begins to meld with the deep past. As she wanders
into the museum, the bones of the T-rex skeleton suddenly appear
to grow skin and muscle and the extinct creature lunges to life.
Ally is hurtled through time, backward to the territory of dinosaurs
that are bigger than her imagination.
idea of putting dinosaurs on the IMAX screen was a natural,”
said Andrew Gellis, executive producer/co-writer. “And
the opportunity to create a 45-minute story, bringing photo-realistic
dinosaurs to life with IMAX 3D was irresistible.”
Downloadable images: http://www.tnaqua.org/Newsroom/Photo_library.asp