Eaten by Lions

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Omar and Pete are half brothers. When their parents are eaten by lions they embark on a journey to find Omar's real father. What follows is a funny, heart-warming journey of self-discovery for both Blackpool. The Choudray family represents a truly contemporary example of modern multicultural Britain - but what will the brothers make of their eccentric newfound family? Will they be going to Mecca or Mecca bingo? In contrast to the old fashioned stereotypes about Blackpool, the comedy is sharp, current and non-stop.


Critic Reviews for Eaten by Lions

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  • A thoroughly likable feelgood film.

    Mar 27, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • Eaten by Lions celebrates the kind of heart-warming multiculturalism that we knew during the summer Olympics era in London in 2012.

    Apr 1, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • With a supporting cast filled with recognisable names such as Johnny Vegas and Asim Chaudhry, this is a pleasant seaside trip with its heart in the right place.

    Mar 29, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Making splendid use of its seaside setting and cannily exploring issues of xenophobia, integration, disability and family, this isn't particularly original. But its heart is definitely in the right place.

    Mar 28, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Eaten by Lions is a fun tale of brotherly love.

    Mar 26, 2019 | Full Review…
  • The comedy may be absurd but there's enough emotion in the down-to-earth friendships and family relationships to make Eaten by Lions a mostly charming affair.

    Mar 25, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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