According to the legend of the Shangaan, white lions are the messengers of the gods, but it has been years since one has been seen in their remote African valley. When a white lion is miraculously born into that valley, a young Shangaan named Gisani, finds himself destined to protect this rare and magnificent creature at all costs. This young lion, whom will be known as Letsatsi, is cast from his pride and forced to embark upon a perilous journey of survival. Close to starvation, Letsatsi befriends Nkulu, an older lion and together they learn how to survive in the harsh African wilderness. Gisani, who is watching over Letsatsi, takes a job as a tracker with a local hunter, who has his sights set on leading the hunt for this rare and magnificent white lion. Gisani, guided by fate, believes that he must find a way to prevent this tragedy from happening. When Nkulu is killed by a farmer, Letsatsi is forced once again to survive on his own. After many trials and tribulations he finally ...
Home is a Journey
19 February 2010 (South Africa)
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Also Known As:
Der weiße Löwe
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Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $99,635
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Aspect Ratio: 1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?
The grownup white lion is a lion named Thor. Thor died, ironically, when struck by lightning on 5 December 2013. Thor lived his life at the Kevin Richardson Wildlife Sanctuary in South Africa. Kevin Richardson also being the producer of this movie. See more
Referenced in Take the Tower: Episode #1.6