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Belma

Original title: Belma
German title: Belma
Denmark, Sweden, 1995

Director: Hesselholdt, Lars
Age recommendation: 14 years and up

Synopsis:
15-year-old Rasmus, who lives with his father Erik, is crazy about playing computer war games. But when he meets Belma, love is even more important than the games. Suddenly, war becomes a frightening reality. For Belma and her father have flown from the conflict in Bosnia and live on a refugee boat in the port of Copenhagen. The war has pursued them on their way to Denmark. Rasmus understands that he is the only one who can help them.

Festivals:
Kinderfilmfest Berlin 1996, Zlin 1996; Laon 1996; Cannes Film Festival 1995; European Festival for Children's Film, Antwerpen 1996; Film Festival Ragazzi Bellinzona 1996; Nordic
Children's Film Festival 1996; Halifax 1996; Rimouski 1996, Malmö 2002

World sales address/es:
Arena Film (DK)

Sold to:
Bundesverband Jugend und Film (DE)
Matthias-Film (D)
Jef (BE)
Twin Film (NL)
Jef (BE)
Swedish Film Institute (S)
Gloria (DK)