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Bibi Blocksberg and the Secret of the Blue Owls

Original title: Bibi Blocksberg und das Geheimnis der blauen Eulen
German title: Bibi Blocksberg und das Geheimnis der blauen Eulen
Germany, 2004

Director: Buch, Franziska
Production company: Bavaria Film (Uschi Reich)
Co-producers: Kiddinx Media, Bavarian Television BR, Ehmck Film
Age recommendation: 7 years and up

Synopsis:
Sorcery is better than school, but Bibi has not taken into account her parents’ opinion. They send their daughter to a boarding school in Altenberg castle during her holidays, where she is supposed to spend the whole summer swotting for her mathematics repeat exam. In the boarding school Bibi makes friends with Elea who has been sitting in a wheelchair since she had an accident. Although the witchcraft code explicitly forbids intervening into human fates, Bibi is trying everything she can to help her friend walk again. Moreover, Altenberg castle holds a secret. And there Bibi is in the middle of an adventure.

Sequel to the successful Bibi story. (Source: Schlingel Chemnitz 2004)

Marketing strategies:
Film based on cartoons and tapes by Elfie Donelly which are most famous at least in German languaged countries. More than 1.200.000 admissions in Germany.

Festivals:
Schlingel Chemnitz 2004, Dresden 2004, Duesseldorf 2004, Bielefeld 2004, Kinofest Luenen 2004, Sprockets Toronto 2005, Golden Sparrow Gera/Erfurt 2005, Leeds 2005, Zlin 2005, Cinemagic Belfast 2005, Chicago 2005 (awarded), Hof 2006

Website: www.bibi.film.de

World sales address/es:
Bavaria Film International (D)

Sold to:
Constantin (DE)
Rialto (CH)
Constantin (AT)