Mia and the White Lion Reviews

August 30, 2019
Director Gilles de Maistre has produced an unmistakable labour of love.
June 13, 2019
The performances do not turn towards melodrama. [Full review in Spanish]
June 10, 2019
The film reminds us of some of the great dimensions of cinema. [Full Review in Spanish]
June 5, 2019
This film tells a marvelous story and has the clear intention to humanize our attitudes towards lions and wildlife. [Full Review in Spanish]
April 22, 2019
[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.
April 19, 2019
[A] touching and surprising familiar tale. [Full review in Spanish]
April 14, 2019
The making-of details might even be the most fascinating aspect of this film.
April 12, 2019
Under its appearance of an adventure film, it shows the disturbing functionality of the cinema as a bleaching instrument. [Full Review in Spanish]
April 12, 2019
Despite a heartfelt sentiment, and the filmmakers' desire to raise awareness about an abhorrent practice, packaging it in a family-friendly narrative proves to be problematic.
April 12, 2019
Its powerful stuff watching star Daniah De Villiers interact with the lion actors so easily over the two-year shoot. Gilles de Maistre' film also sends a powerful message about African hunting farms posing as sanctuaries.
April 11, 2019
Good-looking but predictable and schlocky, Mia and the White Lion is ultimately saved from slaughter by its two plucky heroes.
April 11, 2019
Cuddly vibes quickly give way to something more questionable here, and while many kids will find the fantasy appealing, any parent buying a ticket should be legally required to show his child Grizzly Man immediately after...
April 11, 2019
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.
April 10, 2019
Save-the-lions tale shows beauty, beastliness of humanity.
April 10, 2019
A kind of cross between Richard Linklater's Boyhood and Wild Kingdom, Mia and the White Lion offers a unique spin on the coming-of-age tale with stunning visuals if questionable ethics of "employing" real lions to "act."
April 4, 2019
Mia and the White Lion is loaded with such unforgettable moments, constituting perhaps the cat video to end all cat videos.
February 22, 2019
The film is fairly simple and succeeds at trying to create awareness about the harmful effects of trophy hunting. [Full Review in Spanish]