External Reviews Didn't feel like she would do that. No CGI with real Lion?? The lions you see here were bought from a captive lion breeding farm solely for the purpose of making this movie. I also feel like I must mention that intermittently, and awkwardly, a legend about a white lion saving the world is brought up that the teenage kids unrealistically believe throughout the movie. Get the freshest reviews, news, and more delivered right to your inbox! Sure, the acting could have been better.. that being said, it's a emotional and moving story with an exciting and heartwarming plot, beautiful scenery and the amazing bond between a girl and her wild lion. Older lions are used for lion walking, and then sold to other breeding farms or into the canned hunting industry. During three years, they will grow up together and live a beautiful friendship.
When Mia reaches the age of 14 and that Charlie has become a magnificent adult lion, she discovers the unbearable. Even if this film had been about the father selling them to honorable men, this was a joke. The director is Gilles de Maistre and he was also partially in charge of the script of this 95-minute movie together with his wife Prune. All rights reserved. They gave it the right amount of elaboration until the homesickness vanishes and we see her clikc away the Skype call from her buddy. And she likes it quite a bit, and I at least don't regret having seen it. There is one major weakness thhough, namely the spot in which the lions were held. Despite a heartfelt sentiment that one person has the power to uproot societal structure and inspire change, and the filmmakers’ desire to raise awareness about an abhorrent practice, packaging it in a family-friendly narrative proves to be wildly problematic. Looking back at it, yes it has a cute white lion cub, but as charming as it may be, it also contributes to the art of pseudo-depth and shallow entertainment that many will probably not see through. There are several uniquely impressive elements to the adventure drama "Mia and the White Lion," but they're undermined by a choppy, at times contrived and implausible script by Prune de Maistre and William Davies. Mia and the White Lion has far more heart and soul that the 1993 child-meets-apex-predator film. I thought it was a great movie to go watch with your family because it’s got a nice story line and it teaches you about the kind of danger lions are facing.” Miss Q: “It’s all about friendship, and shows that friendships are very powerful — the most powerful thing of all. It was very intriguing watching how both the kids and the lion grew up together. This movie show us in a kindly way the truth about the stage haunting that rich people do with South African wildlife.
| You can't keep huge predators in small areas like these whil saying you are a good person and treat them right as the film wanted to convince us. "Mia et le lion blanc" is a French/German/South African co-production that is despite the French title a mostly English-language movie. Have some funny scene, Mia and her brother messing with the animal with their maid in the kitchen! This movie is not beautiful, nor does it aid conservation, or teach viewers anything about respecting lions or other wild animals. They are both Manchester United fans! Actually the mall is the way through the Timbavati Reserve! A very experienced French filmmaker, even if mostly for the small screen recently, I must say I expected better quality here to be honest. Like seriously? |
Anyway, I got the message. What's really interesting about the movie is how interactive the actors seem to be with the lion or lions in a movie about lion preserving. The film brings great heart while underscoring ties between family, friends and, crucially, between humans and the wider environmental world in a way likely to resonate with tweens and teens in North America as it has already successfully done internationally. It is called a kids, more like a family movie, but to be honest, this is not a movie I would want my children to see. As an animal lover this movie has a powerful and very relevant message in today's world, which to be honest, is good that it is brought to people's attention. That's why this film is so realistic. Mia is 11 years old when she develops an extraordinary relationship with Charlie, a young white lion born in Mia's parents farm, in South Africa. [Mia and the White Lion] not only deeply embraces the nature elements, but it also manages to be a moving story about family, trust, love and conservation. Metacritic Reviews. It's such a pity this film isn't more popular! Sure, the acting could have been better.. that being said, it's a emotional and moving story with an exciting and heartwarming plot, beautiful scenery and the amazing bond between a girl and her wild lion. This film start with a girl called "Mia" have a video call with her friend at London! BE WARNED! [Full review in Spanish]. I don't want see tragedy happen cuz the kids watch this movie. It's so good movies like this to raise awareness for those who cannot speak for themselves. For people who know how lions live / studied them / watched documentary about them, this movie won't be very good. Gisani knows it is his destiny to protect it, as this will ensure his village's safety as well. |
Desperate, Mia has no other choice than to escape with Charlie in order to rescue him.
This story is fictional but it's hard to feel detached from animals fate and family issues. and to receive email from Rotten Tomatoes and Fandango. The story line about how the girl is really close with the lion and cannot let go of his proximity felt as expected as it was shallow and predictable with these scenes of the lion scratching a tourist or the cringeworthy scene when the brother is slightly injured. Copyright © Fandango. When Mia reaches the age of 14 and that Charlie has become a magnificent adult lion, she discovers the unbearable truth: her father has decided to sell the lion to trophy hunters. Save-the-lions tale shows beauty, beastliness of humanity. The lions you see here were bought from a captive lion breeding farm solely for the purpose of making this movie. Lol! Watching the lion grow from cub to adulthood alongside the family is quite amazing to witness and very moving.
But still worth to watch it! Filming spanned over 3 years so, lion and childrens grew together. It's a good one but this flick was too much about he message and it did loose a few entertaining factors because. Action goes crescendo with suspense in last chapter. "Mia and the White Lion" feels like a movie/vehicle created specifically for spreading an important message. Tugs at the heart strings that's for sure. The movie has some quality actors which is good because some of the ham-fisted dialogue and scenes in less skilled hands could have been dire. The perhaps weakest moment of them all was when she begs the lion to kill her.
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