Any documentary filmmaker likes to get up close and personal with their subjects, but Gordon Buchanan pushes the limits more than most. As part of his thrilling documentary The Polar Bear Family and Me he ventured into the arctic landscape, bravely locking himself inside a protective booth so he could capture never-before seen footage of polar bears in the wild.
But during the middle of filming, the unthinkable happens. The hungry poplar bear suddenly turns her attention to him and his tiny capsule.
What happens next is as chilling as it is extraordinary…