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Tobias Totz and His Lion (Tobias Totz und sein Loewe)

Tobias Totz and His Lion

Tobias Totz is a very special zookeeper. He understands his animals perfectly and they all love him. His best friend is the lion, who dreams day and night of falling in love.
As there are no lionesses in the zoo, on the spur of the moment, Tobias decides to fly to Africa and find a girlfriend for the lion.
However, this is not as easy as it sounds. Nasty animal-collectors have lured lots of animals, including Lea the lioness, into traps. And although Tobias manages to free her, the animal-collectors are hot on their heels.
All kind of things can - and do - happen before the lion and Lea are up in the clouds, sharing a rosy future together.
Genre Animation

Directors Thilo Graf Rothkirch, Piet de Rycker
Screenplay Thilo Graf Rothkirch, Piet de Rycker, Bert Schrickel
Simone Lo Chiatto
Nick Glowna, Siggi Mueller
Producers Eberhard Junkersdorf, Thilo Graf Rothkirch, Linda van Tulden, Bernard Goosens
Voices Nena, Juergen von der Lippe, Ingolf Lueck, Hape Kerkeling
Production Companies Road Movies , Warner Bros. Pictures, Bioskop Film/Munich, Munich Animation Film/Munich, Rothkirch/Cartoon-Film/Berlin
Length 72 min
Format 35 mm, color
Original Version
 German
Subtitled Version English
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals Los Angeles Animation Celebration 2000
With backing from German Federal Film Board, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, HET Fonds Film, De Nationale Loterij
German Distributor Warner Bros. Pictures

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