Xan lives with his parents on a ranch in Kenya. One day they discover a cheetah cub whose mother has died. Xan and his family take the cheetah under their wing, and after naming the cub "Dooms" (from "Duma," which means "male cheetah cub" in Swahili), Xan and his new friend become inseparable. However, Xan and his parents discover in time that nature doesn't always have a happy ending planned for a young boy.
- Based on a book called How It Was With Dooms: A True Story From Africa, by Carol Cawthra Hopcraft and Xan Hopcraft.
- Alex Michaeletos
- Eamonn Walker
- Hope Davis
- Campbell Scott
8 member reviews/ratings for this MovieAverage Rating: (8.38 / 10)
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A beautiful story of the fastest animal on land, and a boy who loved one!My Movie Rating: 10 / 10
Excellent movie, great boyactor.My Movie Rating: 8 / 10
Wonderful movie.My Movie Rating: 9 / 10
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