Alpha tells the story of the unlikely friendship between a boy living in the last Ice Age and his new hunting partner, an undomesticated wolf. While the two don’t start out on the best terms, they eventually establish trust and end up saving each other multiple times. Not only that, but they inspire a lasting partnership between people and animals that helps both species to thrive.
This is just one of the numerous films about people forging alliances with otherwise wild beasts. And we’ve seen enough of them to know how to tame even the most unruly creature. Watch the video above for five tricks you need to know to become a beast master.
And to see more beast mastery on the big screen, see Alpha — in cinemas September 2018.