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Mia and the White Lion

English title: Mia and the White Lion
Original title: Mia und der weiße Löwe
German title: Mia et le Lion Blanc
France, 2018

Director: Maistre, Gilles de
Production company: Galatée Films, Outside Films
Co-producers: Pandora Film, Film Afrika, M6 Films
Age recommendation: 10 years and up
Length: 98 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Ten year-old Mia has her life turned upside down when her family decides to leave their home in London to manage a lion farm in South Africa. When a beautiful white lion, Charlie, is born, Mia find happiness again as she develops a close attachment to the wild cub. After three years, Mia’s life is rocked once again when she uncovers an upsetting secret kept hidden by her father. Distraught by the thought that Charlie could be in harm, Mia decides to run away leaving the farm and her family behind. The two set off on an epic adventure across the wild African savanna in search for another land where Charlie can live out his life safe and free.

Rome IFF 2018, FIFEM Montreal 2019, KiKiFe Schwäbisch Gmünd 2019, Reel 2 Real Vancouver 2019 (awarded), Buster CFF Copenhagen 2020, Yerevan CFF 2021, Kinolino CFF Dresden 2022

Study guide: Finnish

Study guide: German

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