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Zarafa [Blu-ray] [2012]

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    Overview

    Special Features


    • The Making of Zarafa
    • The Giraffe of Paris
    • Giraffe Mania
    • US Trailer
    • More Animation from GKIDS

    Synopsis


    Zarafa
    Animator Jean-Christophe Lie (Triplets of Belleville) and director Rémi Bezançon (A Happy Event) team up for this family friendly adventure following a young boy and an orphaned giraffe on an incredible journey. Inspired by the true-life story of the Egyptian Pasha who bestowed the gift of a giraffe to King Charles X of France, this animated film opens to find an elderly man telling the tale of a 10-year-old boy named Maki who escapes a life of slavery, and befriends a motherless baby giraffe named Zarafa. When Maki learns that the Pasha has instructed Hassan, Prince of the Desert to deliver Zarafa to King Charles X in France, the young boy puts his own life in jeopardy to return the giraffe to its rightful home. Along the way, Maki and Zarafa encounter a pair of magical twin cows named Mounh and Sounh (Moon and Sun), sail through the clouds with a benevolent balloonist named Malaterre, and battle the dreaded pirate queen Bouboulina. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Simon Abkarian
      Simon Abkarian - Hassan
    • François-Xavier Demaison
      François-Xavier Demaison - Malaterre
    • Vernon Dobtcheff
      Vernon Dobtcheff - Wise old man
    • Roger Dumas
      Roger Dumas - Charles X
    • Ronit Elkabetz
      Ronit Elkabetz - Bouboulina



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