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U.S. Embassy presents: Telling the American Story: Walt Disney. The Lion King

U.S. Embassy presents: Telling the American Story: Walt Disney. The Lion King

Time: 25.09.18  18:00–19:30
Location: Kumu auditorium
Price: Free of charge

Dir Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff

USA 1994

Duration 88
In English, with English subtitles

This American Classic, produced by Walt Disney Pictures, is one of the most praised animated films of all time. Nearly every American child has seen this film! Why is “The Lion King” one of the best films ever made? “The Lion King” became the highest grossing animated film ever in June 1994. It then received two Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, and won Best Original Score for its outstanding music. In 2011, TIME Magazine named “The Lion King” one of the top 25 films of all time. In 2016, the U.S. Library of Congress even selected the film to be preserved in the United States National Film Registry for its cultural, historical and aesthetic significance.

The plot of the film follows a young lion cub named Simba. After losing his father, Mufasa, due to the cunning of his uncle Scar, Simba runs away from home to escape the pain he feels. After years in the jungle with care-free friends, Simba must again return to his kingdom to save the other animals from the tyranny of his uncle Scar. Come join us in watching Simba on his epic journey!

 

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More about the movie: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0110357/