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Dagger of Batu Khan, The

Original title: Dolch des Batu Khan, Der
German title: Dolch des Batu Khan, Der
Germany, 2004

Director: Meyer, Guenter
Production company: Mediopolis
Co-producers: MDR, RBB
Age recommendation: 8 years and up

Synopsis:
Crime story for children.

In order to compensate for a missed vacation, Peter Schwartz, a single parent, lets his twelve-year old son participate in the preparations for an exhibition. Sebastian and his friends Benni and Maria discover proof on the Internet that someone is planning to steal the exhibition s precious dagger. Risking life and limb, they install a remote-controlled video camera and on the night before the opening of the exhibition, they sneak inside the exhibition and find themselves in dire straits. (Filmfest Emden 2004)

Festivals:
Emden 2004, Munich 2004 (FoxKids Award), Kassel 2004, Chemnitz 2004, Dresden 2004, Bielefeld 2004, Cinepänz Cologne 2004, Hannover 2005, Augsburg 2005 (awarded), LeoLiese Leipzig 2005, Golden Sparrow Gera/Erfurt 2005, Zlin 2005, FICI Madrid 2005, Düsseldorf 2005, Dresden 2005, Mannheim 2005

Website: www.dolchdesbatukahn.de

World sales address/es:
Mediopolis (D)

Sold to:
Alpha Medienkontor (D)
Bundesverband Jugend und Film (DE)