L' Enfant Lion


1h 26m 1993

Brief Synopsis

Two African children, brother and sister, are enslaved and sold to a desert prince who holds them captive in his walled palace. The boy uses his special rapport with the animal kingdom to engineer their escape.

Film Details

Also Known As
Enfant Lion, Sirga
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; Le Studio Canal Plus; Odessa Films; Procirep; Sofica Lumiere; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Central Film Verleih Gmbh; Union Generale
Location
Mali; Ivory Coast; Morocco; Zimbabwe; Nigeria

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 26m

Synopsis

Two African children, brother and sister, are enslaved and sold to a desert prince who holds them captive in his walled palace. The boy uses his special rapport with the animal kingdom to engineer their escape.

Film Details

Also Known As
Enfant Lion, Sirga
Release Date
1993
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; Le Studio Canal Plus; Odessa Films; Procirep; Sofica Lumiere; StudioCanal
Distribution Company
Central Film Verleih Gmbh; Union Generale
Location
Mali; Ivory Coast; Morocco; Zimbabwe; Nigeria

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 26m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1993

Released in United States September 1993

Released in United States November 1993

Released in United States 1994

Released in United States 1995

Shown at Venice Film Festival August 31 - September 11, 1993.

Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (Special Presentation) September 9-18, 1993.

Shown at Sarasota French Film Festival November 10-14, 1993.

Shown at New Directors/New Films in New York City March 18 - April 3, 1994.

Shown at Contemporary Films of the African Diaspora Festival in New York City November 24 - December 8, 1995.

Technovision

Released in United States 1993 (Shown at Venice Film Festival August 31 - September 11, 1993.)

Released in United States September 1993 (Shown at Toronto Festival of Festivals (Special Presentation) September 9-18, 1993.)

Released in United States November 1993 (Shown at Sarasota French Film Festival November 10-14, 1993.)

Released in United States 1994 (Shown at New Directors/New Films in New York City March 18 - April 3, 1994.)

Released in United States 1995 (Shown at Contemporary Films of the African Diaspora Festival in New York City November 24 - December 8, 1995.)