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Catch that Girl

English title: Catch that Girl
Original title: Klatretøsen
German title: Kletter-Ida
Denmark, 2002

Director: Wullenweber, Hans Fabian
Production company: Nimbus Films
Co-producers: Zentropa Entertainment, Hvidovre; Sandrew Metronome, Copenhagen; TV 2 Denmark, Copenhagen; Memfis Film, Stockholm; Christiania Film, Bekkestua
Age recommendation: 6 years and up

Thirteen year old Ira makes use of her advanced climbing skills, inherited from her father, a former mountaineer. Her dad now manages a go-kart track, while her mother is the security manager at a large bank. When Ida's father is diagnosed to have a terminal illness, Ida decides to take the matter into her own hands. To be able to pay for an operation for her dad, she plans with two friends the wildest bank robbery in Danish history.

"Catch that Girl" is an action film made for children.

With mesmerizing action sequences and hair-raising suspense, "Catch That Girl" is a compelling film that ultimately proves to be both exciting and moving. (Chicago International Film Festival)

"The plot of the film is original. It is fun FOR REAL. Good cinematography and use
of colours. Exciting and manages to maintain its tension. Never flat. Well realised. Sympathetic. Although the plot is a little gloomy, the film is fun. The actors are good
and natural.” (Children's Jury, Oulu Film Festival 2002)

Marketing strategies:
250.000 admissions in Denmark (more than "Harry Potter 1", 150.000 admissions in Germany.

Berlin 2002 (children's section), Malmö 2002, Kristiansand (awarded), Stockholm Junior 2002, Zlin 2002, Giffoni 2002 (awarded), Buster Copenhagen 2002, Sandnes 2002, Cinekid Amsterdam (Audience Award), Chicago 2002 (awarded), Cinepaenz Cologne (awarded), Oulu 2002 (children's jury award), Malmö 2002, Antwerp 2003, Duesseldorf 2003, Münster 2003, Discovery Dundee 2004, Cinema Infantil Brazil 2004

Study guide: Danish

Study guide: Finnish

Study guide: Flemish

Study guide: German

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

Sold to:
MFA+-Filmverleih (D)
Park Junior (NL)
Bundesverband Jugend und Film (DE)
Sandrew Metronome DK A/S (DK)
ZDF, Möller (D)
Jef (BE)
Filmladen (AT)
EuroVideo (DE)