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Legend of the Christmas Witch, The

Original title: Bafana vien di Notte, La
German title: Unsere Lehrerin, die Weihnachtshexe
Italy, 2018

Director: Soavi, Michele
Production company: Lucky Red, RAI Cinema
Co-producers: 3 Marys Entertainment, Unipol, Marini Biscottificio
Age recommendation: 11 years and up
Length: 98 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Synopsis:
During the day Paola is an ordinary primary school teacher, but at night, she turns into…The Christmas Witch, a magical creature who brings gifts to the good kids. One night, Paola disappears, kidnapped by Mr. Johnny, a cruel Toymaker who got his childhood ruined by the Witch and is now seeking revenge. A group of six brave pupils who found out their teacher's secret, will live an extraordinary adventure to rescue her. Will they be able to save Paola and Christmas?

Festivals:
Schlingel Chemnitz 2019 (awarded), Kinolino Dresden CFF 2019

World sales address/es:
True Colours (IT)

Sold to:
Lucky Red (I)
Morandini (CH)
Little Dream (DE)