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Mission Ulja Funk

English title: Mission Ulja Funk
Original title: Mission Ulja Funk
German title: Mission Ulja Funk
Germany, Luxembourg, Poland, 2021

Director: Kronenberg, Barbara
Production company: In Good Company
Co-producers: Samsa Film, ShipsBoy, MDR
Age recommendation: 8 years and up
Length: 91 min.
Film genre: Feature film

When Ulja (12) is prevented from pursuing her passion, astronomy, she decides to take matters into her own hands. With a stolen hearse and a 13-year-old classmate as a driver, she makes her way across Eastern Europe to watch the impact of an asteroid. In doing so, she not only has to shake off her persecutors, but also her pragmatic view of friendship and family.

"One film stood out and took us on a special and very entertaining road trip through Europe. The film has a smart, funny and well-written script with humour suited for both children and adults. The film has a rich and imaginative fictional universe with quirky and colourful characters, and both the characters and the events are exciting and engaging." Jury's statement at Kristiansand CFF 2021

Berlinale Generation 2021, Kristiansand CFF 2021 (awarded), Golden Sparrow CFF Gera/Erfurt 2021 (awarded), Munich CFF 2021 (awarded), German arthouse cinemas' award best film for children 2021, Lucas Frankfurt CFF 2021

Study guide: German

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