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Magique!

Original title: Magique!
German title: Magique!
France, Canada, 2008

Director: Muyl, Philippe
Production company: Remstar
Co-producers: Pan-Européenne (ex Production), Paramount Pictures France
Age recommendation: 8 years and up

Synopsis:
Tommy (10 years old) lives with his mother Betty, in a honey farm in the country, far from Montreal. Tommy has never known his father (he imagines that his father is an astronaut) and Betty searches on the internet in vain for a companion? She is a melancholic woman, and it saddens Tommy to see her so unhappy. But how to bring back her smile? One day a small travelling circus arrives in the village where Tommy goes to school. But due to administrative problems they cannot erect the big top and are forced to flee the village. An idea starts to form in Tommy’s head. What better way to bring joy back into ther lives than a circus ? After a great deal of effort he succeeds in convincing his mother to offer their land to the small circus…

Marketing strategies:
www.magique-lefilm.fr/

Festivals:
Int. Rome Film Festival 2008 (awarded), Vienna 2008 (awarded), Antwerp/Brugge 2009, Zlin 2009, Schlingel Chemnitz 2009, ICFFCY Nikosia/Cyprus 2009

Website: www.philippemuyl.fr

World sales address/es:
Wild Bunch (F)