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Mystery of the Wolf

Original title: Suden arvoitus
German title: Wolfsgeheimnis
Finland, Great Britain, 2006

Director: Niemi, Raimo O.
Production company: Film and Music Entertainment Ltd.
Co-producers: Kinoproduction Oy, Filmlance International AB
Age recommendation: 9 years and up

A young girl develops a special friendship with the wolves that live in the woods near her village.

One day life changes for the 12 year old schoolgirl Salla. Her biological mother Laila returns to the small village where Salla has been living happily with her adoptive parents for as long as she can remember. This makes Salla upset and her adoptive mother becomes afraid of loosing her daughter. At the same time Salla is faced with another challenge, she has saved two wolfcubs from beeing illegaly hunted by poachers. Wolves are endangered but still a threat to the local livelihood, reindeer husband.

Sprockets Toronto 2007:
Highlighting the beauty of the landscape and filled with action and suspense, Mystery of the Wolf looks at the complexity of family and community relationships, and the importance of standing up for what is right, through the eyes of a brave and strong-willed girl.

BUFF Malmö 2007, Sprockets Toronto 2007, Kristiansand 2007, BUFF Malmö 2007, Sprockets Toronto 2007, Kristiansand 2007, Zlin 2007, Kinderfilmfest Munich 2007, Showcommotion Sheffield 2007, Giffoni 2007, Hamburg 2007, Tel Aviv 2007, Chicago 2007, Vilnius 2007, Cinekid Amsterdam 2007, Luebeck 2007 (awarded), London CFF 2007, Oulu 2007, Olympia Pyrgos 2007, Berimor Riga 2008 (awarded), Vilnius 2008

Website: www.kinoproduction.fi

World sales address/es:
TrustNordisk Int. Sales (DK)