[6][7][8][9][10][11], Principal photography took place in South Africa at a reserve in Bela Bela during the month of May in 2017. The Elephant's Journey (Portuguese: A Viagem do Elefante) is a novel by Nobel Prize-winning author José Saramago. And the elephants are just a delight to watch on screen.

In 1551, King João III of Portugal gave Archduke Maximilian an unusual wedding present: an elephant named Solomon or Suleiman. Most of the poachers run away except for Blake Von Steien, who tracks Phoenix and Indlovu with his rifle.
Phoenix vows to return and save them both. With Elizabeth Hurley, Sam Ashe Arnold, Tertius Meintjes, Hlomla Dandala. Accompanied by the Archduke, his new wife, the royal guard, Soloman and Subhro cross a continent riven by the Reformation and civil wars. They cross the border into Spain at Castelo Rodrigo and meet the Archduke at Valladolid. This elephant's journey from Lisbon to Vienna was witnessed and remarked upon by scholars, historians, and ordinary people. They make their way through the storied cities of northern Italy: Genoa, Piacenza, Mantua, Verona, Venice, and Trento, where the Council of Trent is in session. The two become fast friends, Phoenix names the elephant Indlovu.Indlovu offers Phoenix protection from the lions and hyena that roam the African plains, and it’s not long before Phoenix learns to ride Indlovu. The Elephant's Journey (Portuguese: A Viagem do Elefante) is a novel by Nobel Prize-winning author José Saramago. The Elephant's Journey is a tale of friendship and adventure. AN ELEPHANT'S JOURNEY Trailer (2019) Family, Adventure Movie A lost orphan boy and a giant elephant team up … [15][16][17] On October 23, 2018, the film was released in the USA on DVD, Digital, and On-Demand by Lionsgate under the title, An Elephant's Journey.

Phoenix says a tearful good-bye to Indlovu and his elephant family as they head off into the wilderness together in an area free of elephant poachers. Phoenix then gets lost in the South African savannah and finds and rescues an elephant from a … They cross the border into Spain at Castelo Rodrigo and meet the Archduke at Valladolid. It was first published in 2008 with an English translation in 2010.

[12] Boddington had the entire cast and crew stay in a remote location, so that no elephants would need to be transported for the production. Phoenix Wilder and the Great Elephant Adventure is a 2017 Canadian adventure film, written and directed by Richard Boddington the film stars Elizabeth Hurley, Hlomla Dandala, Sam Ashe Arnold and Tertius Meintjes.[4][5]. [18][19], "Phoenix Wilder: And the Great Elephant Adventure", "#SCREENING of a #CanadaFilm Phoenix Wilder and the Great Elephant Adventure at 15:00pm at the Howard College Theater #DIFF2017", "Phoenix Wilder and the Great Elephant Adventure", "LI theaters to host Save The Elephant Day event", "What happens when Hollywood actor Elizabeth Hurley decides to ride an elephant, see video", "Phoenix Wilder And the Great Elephant Adventure in Movie Theaters", "Film About A Boy And His Elephant Gets Single Nationwide Screening", "Cowboy style: Wildlife festival features chuckwagon dinner, Western swing music", "An Elephants Journey, A Richard Boddington Film", "Accessing South Africa's production talent", "Phoenix Wilder: And The Great Elephant Adventure (2018)", "Boddington's 'Great Elephant Adventure' to open on 725 U.S. screens", "The Perfect Movie for Save the Elephant Day", "Jerry O'Connell Guest-Hosted for Wendy Williams", "Elizabeth Hurley Stars in AN ELEPHANT'S JOURNEY Coming to DVD and Digital Oct. 23 from Lionsgate", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Phoenix_Wilder_and_the_Great_Elephant_Adventure&oldid=966262364, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 6 July 2020, at 02:28. Solomon and his keeper, Subhro, begin in dismal conditions, forgotten in a corner of the palace grounds. The poachers report back to their boss, Blake Von Stein, what happened to them. Indlovu and Phoenix come across some poachers hunting in the bush, Phoenix and Indlovu chase the poachers and scare them off. The novel was translated into English by Margaret Jull Costa and published in 2010. personal reflection, personal essay, or argumentative essay, Learn how and when to remove this template message, http://www.suleymantheelephant.ch/index2.html, "Prêmio São Paulo de Literatura divulga finalistas", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Elephant%27s_Journey&oldid=985987482, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 29 October 2020, at 03:45. While young Phoenix Wilder, played by newcomer Sam Ashe Arnold, is the central protagonist of the film, the message is one of conservation, more specifically anti-poaching.