SEPTEMBER 14-20, 2019

THE LION KING

USA
2019, 118 mins
Production: Walt Disney Pictures
Lanuage: English
Format: DCP

Scriptwriter: Jeff Nathanson
Director: Jon Favreau
DoP: Caleb Deschanel
Editor: Adam Gerstel, Mark Livolsi
Composer: Hans Zimmer
Producer: Jon Favreau, Karen Gilchrist, Jeffrey Silver
Cast (voice): James Earl Jones, Donald Glover, Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Oliver, John Kani, Alfre Woodard etc.

Synopsis

The story of a brave lion cub named Simba, which conquered the hearts of millions of people around the world, returns to the big screens. Heroes familiar from childhood grow up, fall in love, discover themselves and the world around them, make mistakes and make the right choice.

Director’s biography

Jonathan Favreau was born in 1966 in New York, USA. He is an actor, director, producer, and screenwriter who attended the Bronx High School of Science before Furthering his studies at Queens College in 1984. Soon he moved to Chicago where he focused on comedy and performed at improvisational theatres. Jon was nominated and won prizes at the festivals at Locarno, Tribeca, Seattle etc.

Director’s filmography (selected)

2019 The Lion King
2016 The Jungle Book
2014 Chef
2011 Cowboys & Aliens
2008 Iron Man
2005 Zathura: A Space Adventure
2003 Elf
2001 Made