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Jacob, Mimmi and the Talking Dogs

English title: Jacob, Mimmi and the Talking Dogs
Original title: J?kabs, Mimmi un run?jošie suni
German title: Jacob, Mimmi und die sprechenden Hunde
Latvia, Poland, 2019

Director: Jansons, Edmund
Production company: Atom Art
Co-producers: Letko
Age recommendation: 6 years and up
Length: 70 min.
Film genre: Animation

Synopsis:
Will an imaginative boy, his know-it-all girl cousin and a pack of talking dogs save their romantic neighborhood from unwel-come-change?
Jacob lives in the city and dreams of becoming an architect like his busy dad. He spends a lot of time drawing buildings and daydreaming while his father is at work. One day dad needs to go away on business for longer than usual and Jacob has to spend the a whole week with his bossy cousin Mimmi and her ex-pirate father Eagle in Riga’s historical suburb called Maskachka. As soon as Jacob arrives it turns out that the local park is about to be transformed into new skyscrapers by a greedy businessman. Jacob and Mimmi decide to stop the development. It turns out that they can only do it with the help of a pack of local dogs that… can talk!

Marketing strategies:
Based on the book “Dog Town” by Luize Pastore

Festivals:
Cine Junior Val-de-Marne 2019, BUFF Malmö 2019, Munich CFF 2019, La Rochelle IFF 2019, Giffoni CFF 2019, Fantoche IFF Baden 2019, Kids Kino Festival Warsaw 2019 (awarded), Buster CFF Copenhagen 2019, Michel CFF Hamburg 2019, BFI London IFF 2019, Cinekid Amsterdam 2019, Filem'On CFF Brussels 2019, Nordic Filmdays Luebeck 2019

Study guide: Finish

Study guide: German

World sales address/es:
New Europe Film Sales (PL)