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Max Embarrassing

Original title: Max Pinlig
German title: Max Peinlich
Denmark, 2008

Director: Svendsen, Lotte
Production company: Asta Film
Age recommendation: 10 years and up

Max believes that his mother is MAX embarrassing, and just keeps saying the most stupid things that make him shiver. At the same time he has totally fallen for Ophelia, a girl in his class, whom he would like to impress. But it's all very difficult, when you really wish to be among the cool guys in school, to be a good friend and at the same time you are trying to prevent your mother who is MAX embarrassing from destroying it all ...

Marketing strategies:
Based on Lotte Svendsen's successful television series.

Danish Film Academy Robert Awards 2009: Best Children and Youth Film; Berlin Generation Kplus 2009 (special mention), Montreal 2009, Berimora Children's Film, Festival Riga 2009, Stockholm Junior 2009, Kristiansand 2009, Zlin 2009 (awarded), Giffoni 2009, London IFF 2009, Nueva Mirada Buenos Aires 2009, London IFF 2009, Discoveryfilmfestival Dundee 2009, Cinekid Amsterdam 2009, Vienna 2009 (special mention), Antwerp/Brugge 2010 (awarded), Sprockets Toronto 2010, Gijon 2010

World sales address/es:
Attraction Distribution (CDN)

Sold to:
Svensk Filmindustri (DK)