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A Lion's Tale (2008)

One fateful night, Marla, a worn-out single mother, makes a grisly confession that changes the lives of everyone around her. A Lion's Tale tells parallel stories about a mother seeking ... See full summary »

Director:

Bunthivy Nou

Writer:

Bunthivy Nou
2 wins. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Sarah Ketcheson Sarah Ketcheson ... Marla Wells
Xavier Gould Xavier Gould ... Davis Wells
Wally MacKinnon Wally MacKinnon ... Father Holden (as Wally McKinnon)
Brandon Ellis Brandon Ellis ... Jason
Michel Guitard Michel Guitard ... Big Joe
Vince MacDonald Vince MacDonald ... Diner Customer
Randy Pelletier Randy Pelletier ... Diner Customer
Andrew P. Miller Andrew P. Miller ... Police Officer
Jeff Lingley Jeff Lingley ... Police Officer
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Storyline

One fateful night, Marla, a worn-out single mother, makes a grisly confession that changes the lives of everyone around her. A Lion's Tale tells parallel stories about a mother seeking forgiveness for her sin and the violent, bullying incident leading up to her confession. A struggling waitress, Marla lives a stinted life in a small town with her son, Davis (Xavier Gould). Her world takes a crashing turn when a bullying incident gets out of hand and Davis' bully ends up dead. She seeks refuge and forgiveness from Father Holden for the murder of the bully who's tormented her son. As Marla's confession unfolds, a darker truth is revealed and we learn that not all is as it appears. What results is how far one mother will go to save her son. Written by Anonymous

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A woman confesses to killing her son's school bully.

Genres:

Short | Drama

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 2008 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

CAD 4,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

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Yellowwood Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Tony Merzetti was nominated for Excellence in Cinematography and Jennifer Chiasson was nominated for Excellence in Art Direction at the 2008 Silver Wave Film Festival for A Lion's Tale (2008). See more »

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