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ECFA Award Winner

My Extraordinary Summer with Tess

English title: My Extraordinary Summer with Tess
Original title: Mijn bijzonder rare week met Tess
German title: Meine wunderbar seltsame Woche mit Tess
Netherlands, Germany, 2019

Director: Wouterlood, Steven
Production company: Bind Film
Co-producers: VPRO, Ostlicht
Age recommendation: 9 years and up
Length: 82 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Synopsis:
Afraid of being left alone as the youngest of the family, Sam begins his own self-righteousness training on his Terschelling holiday. But by meeting the elusive Tess, who carries a big secret with her, he is drawn into an adventure that makes him realize that you should cherish your family instead of fleeing. Sam makes a drastic decision that puts his special friendship with Tess at risk and will change Tess’ life forever.

Marketing strategies:
Based on the book ‘My extraordinary Summer with Tess’, written by Anna Woltz.

Festivals:
Berlin Generation 2019 (special mention), KinoKino Zagreb 2019 (awarded), New York CFF 2019 (awarded), Kristiansand CFF 2019 (awarded), Molodist Kyiv 2019 (awarded), Zlin 2019 (awarded), Transilvania IFF Cluj-Napoca 2019, Emden Aurich Norderney IFF 2019, Munich CFF 2019, Giffoni CFF 2019, Sarajevo IFF 2019, Cinemagi Haugesund 2019, Lucas CFF Frankfurt 2019 (awarded, ECFA Award), Kids Kino Festival Warsaw 2019 (awarded), Kinderfilmtage im Ruhrgebiet 2019, Buster CFF Copenhagen 2019, Zurich IFF 2019, BFI London IFF 2019, Schlingel Chemnitz 2019, Cinekid Amsterdam 2019 (awarded), Münster CFF 2019, Filem’On CFF Brussels 2019

Study guide: German

Study guide: Norwegian

World sales address/es:
Picture Tree (DE)

Sold to:
Farbfilm-Verleih (D)
Bundesverband Jugend und Film (DE)