White Lion
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Destiny brings together a young lion and a young man in this drama from South African filmmaker Michael Swan. According to the legends of the Shangaan people of Africa, white lions are sacred creatures favored by the gods, and they're seen so rarely in the wild that when one is discovered, a Shangaan will be assigned to protect it. When a white lion cub is born near a Shangaan village, the other animals aren't sure what to make of the creature; the young lion named Letsatsi is rejected by its pride and must strike out on its own. Gisani (Thabo Malema), a Shangaan tribesman, learns that… More
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"Like the quasi-docs Duma, The Bear and Two Brothers, this adventure story about an albino lion both entertains and informs, albeit in modest measure."
‑ Joe Williams, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"One wonders whether this nicely photographed carnivore yarn has enough teeth to entice fans away from the free beastly behavior available on Animal Planet and the National Geographic Channel."
‑ John Beifuss, Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
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