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One Lucky Elephant (2011)

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Domestic Box Office $0Details
International Box Office $3,394Details
Worldwide Box Office $3,394
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Where does an elephant go after a life in the circus? Sixteen years have passed since circus producer David Balding adopted Flora, the orphaned baby African elephant he lovingly raised as part of his family and made the star of his show. As Flora approaches adulthood, he realizes that she is not happy performing. Ultimately, David must face the difficult truth that the circus is no place for Flora. She needs to be with other elephants. The road to Flora's retirement, however, is a difficult and emotional journey which tests their bond in unexpected ways. Ten years in the making, One Lucky Elephant explores the consequences of keeping wild animals in captivity, while never losing sight of the delicate love story at its heart.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time International Box Office (Rank 11,701-11,800) 11,739 $3,394
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 20,801-20,900) 20,862 $3,394

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 8th, 2011 (Limited)
Running Time: 81 minutes
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Keywords: Circus, Animal Lead, Biography, Mental Illness
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: One Lucky Elephant, Sandbar Pictures, Crossover Productions
Production Countries: United States

Supporting Cast

Cecil McKinnon    Himself


Ivor David Balding    Himself
Laura Balding    Herself
Scott Blais    Himself
Carol Buckley    Herself
Gay Bradshaw, Ph.D.    Herself
Raul Gomez    Himself
Ron Magill    Himself
Toni Schamadan    Herself
Anouk Schmidt    Himself
George Smith    Himself
Willie Theison    Himself
Randy Tucker    Himself

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Production and Technical Credits

Lisa Leeman    Screenwriter
Cristina Colissimo    Screenwriter
Cristina Colissimo    Producer
Jordana Glick-Franzheim    Producer
Kate Amend    Editor
Tchavdar Georgiev    Editor
Greg Little    Executive Producer
Elizabeth Zox Friedman    Executive Producer
Sandra Chandler    Cinematographer
Miriam Cutler    Co-Producer
Miriam Cutler    Composer

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