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31 Ratings


Directed by Carroll Ballard
United States, 2005
Drama, Adventure, Family


When young Xan befriends an orphaned cheetah named Duma, he commits a pure act of selfless love and traverses the southern region of Africa, just so he can help his pal return to his one true home — the wild.

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Duma Directed by Carroll Ballard

Critics reviews

There is a small yet profound shift in the storytelling fabric of Duma that sets it apart from the other films. Namely, a sense that Xan, a young man of 12 years, understands innately – accompanied by a razor sharp, Zen-like focus – the mortal need to find one’s home in the world.
April 06, 2018
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