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Zarafa

Zarafa
  • 2012
  • France, Belgium,
  • 78 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Rémi Bezançon, Jean-Christophe Lie
  • Cast: Max Renaudin Pratt, Simon Abkarian, François-Xavier

Based on the historical event of the giraffe given to Charles X of France by Muhammad Ali of Egypt, this French animation tells the story of the friendship between ten-year-old boy Maki (Max Renandin Pratt) who escapes from slave traders, and Zarafa, an orphaned giraffe he meets on his travels. When his hoofed companion is captured by a trader who intends to present him as a gift to the French monarch, Maki stubbornly follows along on the adventure to protect his new friend from harm.

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88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ
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Sun 22 Jan

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