The Lion Woman

Movie, 2016, 117 minutes
The Lion Woman
A girl born with a condition that causes abnormal hair growth across her body tries to cope with the challenges of being different.
The movie The Lion Woman was released in 2016 and lasts 117 minutes. Parental guidance suggested This movie is Emotional, Understated.
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Score: 6.5 of the 10

Adapted from the novel "Løvekvinnen" (The Lion Woman) by Erik Fosnes Hansen (2006), the story follows Eva, who is born with hypertrichosis, a congenital condition that causes excessive hair growth over her entire body. Her father grieves not only for the loss of his wife during childbirth, but also for his daughter's abnormal appearance. As Eva's life unfolds, she is in contact with those who shun, embrace, and abuse her, yet she survives with intelligence, wit, and inner beauty.

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Audio: Norwegian;English
Subtitles: English

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