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Born Free

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Original title
Born Free
Running time
96 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Lester Cole (Novel: Joy Adamson)
John Barry
Kenneth Talbot
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Co-production United Kingdom-United States; ColumbiaColor / Open Road Films / Highroad / Atlas
Adventure. Drama | Animals. Nature. Africa. Based On A True Story
Synopsis / Plot
Joy Adamson and her husband, Kenya game warden George Adamson, raise Elsa, a lion cub. When Elsa approaches maturity, Joy determines she must re-educate Elsa to living in the wild so that the lioness can return to a free life.
1966: 2 Academy Awards: Best Original Soundtrack, Song
1966: Golden Globes: 3 Nominations, including Best Film - Drama
1966: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1966: National Board of Review: Top 10 Best Films
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