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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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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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Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

It is with "Boniface's Vacation" that Fyodor Khitruk begins to apply his new development scheme for the director's script, drawing on the large paper sheet with per second marking the timing schedule - calculating the movement in time and space and calculating the mood, which he called the "cardiogram of the film". See more »

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Version of Prázdniny leva Bonifáca (1967) See more »

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