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Kanikuly Bonifatsiya (1965)

A circus lion goes on holiday to Africa, but his circus skills doesn't let him be.

Director:

Fyodor Khitruk (as F. Khitruk)

Writers:

Milos Macourek (tale) (as Milosh Matsourek), Fyodor Khitruk (screenplay) (as F. Khitruk)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Aleksey Polevoy ... Narrator (voice) (as A. Polevoy)
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Storyline

Intelligent, highly talented circus lion Boniface loves bananas and walks around the city, which he does together with the director of the circus. Learning during one of these walks that there are vacations in the world, the lion was saddened: "And I have never had a vacation ..." Considering Boniface as an exemplary lion, the director of the circus decides to let him go on vacation. And the happy Boniface first by train, and then by steamer goes to Africa to his grandmother. On the way, he dreams about lying in the sun, swimming in the lake, eating bananas and catching a goldfish. Written by Peter-Patrick76 (peter-patrick@mail.com)

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Details

Country:

Soviet Union

Language:

Russian

Release Date:

1965 (Soviet Union) See more »

Also Known As:

Boniface's Holiday See more »

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Production Co:

Soyuzmultfilm See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Externally, the simple plastic image of the main character in the long-term directorial practice of Fyodor Khitruk was one of the most difficult. An elegant, sufficiently anthropomorphic lion looked good in profile, but the structure of his "face" did not allow him to smile, which complicated the incarnation of a given character. See more »

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Featured in Animated Century (2003) See more »

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