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Kensuke's Kingdom

English title: Kensuke's Kingdom
Original title: Kensuke's Kingdom
German title: Kensuke's Kingdom *
Great Britain, Luxembourg, France, 2023

Director: Boyle, Neil / Hendry, Kirk
Production company: Align, Bankside Films, Bumpybox, Jigsaw Films, Lupus Films
Co-producers: Mélusine, Le Pacte
Age recommendation: 7 years and up
Length: 85 min.
Film genre: Animation

A young boy, shipwrecked on a remote island, discovers he’s not alone when he encounters a hostile old Japanese soldier who retreated there after World War II. But as dangerous invaders appear on the horizon, it becomes clear they must join forces to save their fragile island paradise.

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Based on: "Kensuke's Kingdom" by Michael Morpurgo

Annecy IFF 2023, BFI London IFF 2023, Mon Premier Festival Paris 2023 (awarded), Chicago CFF 2023 (awarded), Just Film CFF Tallinn 2023, Cine Junior Val-de-Marne 2023 (awarded), New York CFF 2024 (awarded)

Study guide: French

World sales address/es:
Bankside (GB)

Sold to:
Le Pacte (FR)