Liyana


Liyana
A Swazi girl embarks on a dangerous quest to rescue her young twin brothers. This animated African tale is born in the imaginations of five orphaned children in Swaziland who collaborate to tell a story of perseverance drawn from their darkest memories and brightest dreams. Their fictional character’s journey is interwoven with poetic and observational documentary scenes to create a genre-defying celebration of collective storytelling. The film has won numerous awards and accolades.

77 minutes.
Animated, Documentary.

Showtimes

Come with me on a magical trip ...
Come with me on a magical trip ...

Credits

Cast
Gcina Mhlophe
Director
Aaron Kopp, Amanda Kopp
MusicPhilip Miller
CinematographyAaron Kopp
EditingDavis Coombe, Aaron Kopp
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2017

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CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
11 +
Positive messages
4
Positive role models
5
Violence
4
Sex
1
Language
0
Consumerism
0
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
10 critics
16
Rottentomatoes critics
27 critics
16
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer
20
CommonSenseMedia
Tara McNamara quote iconInspiring, unique film tells two stories of perseverance.
20

What the People say

Rottentomatoes users
71 users
20
IMDB
166 Netizens
14
Rottentomatoes popcornmeter
Popcornmeter
20

Average .. 90%

18

Trailer






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