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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

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)

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

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Mediopolis (D)

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Bundesverband Jugend und Film (DE)