Saint Anthony, Abbot of the Desert, protector of animals, is a central figure in the Italian countryside, where fortune depends on the health of the animals. To heal his donkey, Antonio asks the village priest to bless the sick animal. Faced with his refusal, the young farmer confides directly in the Saint, hoping that he will perform a miracle.
AVDEL feeds his family with the salary of his old donkey, BOZO, who works in the waste department of the city of Mardin in Turkey. It is also home to his nephew, SALIH, who fled Syria because of the war. After BOZO’s “retirement”, Avdel must find a younger ass to continue to earn his salary. So traumatized by the war Salih returns to Syria to recover his.
Donkeys inhabit and communicate with each other - and the filmmakers - in a Sanctuary.
The King Without a Heart is a fairytale about of a happy king who has a young daughter and a lovely wife. After the sudden death of his wife, the king becomes so sad that he wants his heart taken out of his chest. The kingdom is turned into an effective society based on reason, and there is no longer place for emotions. When she grows up, the princess tries to make her father see the importance of play and emotions.
It's a story about a young Italian orphan boy taking his pet donkey to the Vatican to be blessed.
The tree surgeon (a donkey) races to the giant sequoia, which isn't feeling well. His techniques, though, seem better suited to treating a person.
This short film highlights the odd 1930s fad of playing baseball while riding donkeys.
When the old fisherman tries to convince his donkey to climb the steep winding road of their Greek island, he finds Mariza to be one suborn ass. But the old man knows that no one can resist Zorba's dance.
Nina, a former Miss of a province town currently unemployed, who has enough of her boring life with her husband, Cornel. She decides to kidnap Marinela, the bride of an local mobs wedding, in exchange of a huge ransom that hopefully will provide her a better life. Surprisingly enough the bride refuses to return to her disgusting husband and provokes a series of events very serious for her family, but hilarious for the movie.
Ça cartoon hosts introduce a TV special dedicated to the spinach-lover Popeye!
A sad little burro who feels that no one wants him and that he doesn't belong anywhere finds out differently when he is bought by Joseph to transport Mary on their travel to Jerusalem for the birth of Jesus.
A young horse says hi to little donkey Spunky. But the horse's mother pulls him away, saying we don't associate with that kind. Spunky makes a few more overtures, and eventually they set off on a chase, running across a bull from time to time. The horse stops to eat a lot of apples and drink far too much water; this leaves him too bloated to move much at all. The two continue to anger the bull, which gives chase; Spunky saves the colt, and they all live in harmony.
A little burro is beloved by all the cute wild creatures until he opens his mouth and they hear the horrible braying. Dejected, he wanders off on a mountain trail to cry. A wolf spots him and begins stalking, but the braying, even more hideous when mixed with sobs, scares him off. The wolf spots easier prey: the same cute critters that rejected our hero earlier. He corners a baby gopher, and is closing in when the burro, rushing to come to the rescue, arrives and brays him right off a cliff. The grateful onlooking creatures, sorry about earlier having fled from sweet Little Gravel Voice, happily embrace him with affection and friendship.
Fairies, magic, celebration and comical confusion! Join Swashbuckle's Cook and Line as they help William Shakespeare put together a magical production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. Filmed at the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool, the production features lots of CBeebies favourites, including Justin Fletcher as Nick Bottom - the star of the play within a play who undergoes a magical transformation! Whoever heard of a talking and singing donkey? English
A donkey strays into a village dominated by the upper caste Brahmins.
Abib, a naughty irresponsible donkey, is purchased by Joseph to transport his wife, Mary, to Bethlehem for the birth of their baby. On the journey, Abib finds himself playing a vital role in the greatest story ever told—the birth of Christ.
Richard's sister Millie wants to be a bodybuilder. What happens when she is a better boy than he is?
In the south of Tunisia, two football fan brothers bump into a donkey lost in the middle of the desert on the border of Algeria. Strangely, the animal wears headphones over its ears.
A musical film about the adventures of the wandering musicians from Bremen such as Troubadour, Donkey, Dog, Cat and Rooster. In one of the towns Troubadour falls in love with a Princess and makes up a plan how to get the King's confidence.