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25th International Film Festival

for Children and Young Audience

10 – 17 OCT 2020

Mia and the White Lion


Original title: Mia et le Lion Blanc
German title: Mia und der weiße Löwe
98 min
2018
Germany, France, South Africa
from 10 years
Direction: Gilles de Maistre
Script: William Davies, Gilles de Maistre, Prune de Maistre
Actor: Mélanie Laurent, Daniah De Villiers


Mia is ten when she moves with her parents from London to South Africa. There they are to take over her grandfatherʼs old farm. But Mia canʼt really make friends with life in Africa because she misses her home and friends. This changes when a white lion is born on the farm. She calls him Charlie and he becomes her closest friend.