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Ghost at the Gateway to Time, A

Original title: Spuk am Tor der Zeit
German title: Spuk am Tor der Zeit
Germany, 2002

Director: Meyer, Guenter
Production company: Antaeus Film, Aexander Gehrke
Co-producers: ORB, NDR, SWR, SFB, BR, Kinderkanal
Age recommendation: 6 years and up

Synopsis:
Meyer's third film for children about ghosts in the "famous Roggelin crypt".

In this new ghost adventure the famous Roggelin crypt is in danger. A stone falling down from the roof destroys the mummy's tomb and so the mayor has the crypt sealed off. uite by chance, hos son Marco discovers a strange symbol in a niche in one wall. When he tries to wipe away the dust, a flat stone in the wall swings open and a magical force draws the boy into a time tunnel.

Marco lands up in the year 1766, where he meets his great-great-great-great-grandfather, Wilhelm. He also gets to know beautiful Marie. Marco and Wilhelm are so alike they could be twins, and they decide to journey through time together. But it soon turns out that two centuries be bridged so easily. The complications increase when Marie becomes seriously ill and Marco has to take his cousin, a trainee doctor, back with him into the year 1766. Time is against them, for soon the crypt is to be demolished ... (Catalogue Golden Sparrow Festival Erfurt/Gera 2003)

Festivals:
Golden Sparrow Festival Erfurt/Gera 2003, Munich 2003, Münster 2003

Website: www.spukderfilm.de

World sales address/es:
Antaeus Film (D)

Sold to:
Alpha Medienkontor (D)
Kinderkanal (D)