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Ape Star, The

Original title: Apstjärnan
German title: Ape Star, The *
Sweden, Denmark, Norway, 2021

Director: Hambäck, Linda
Production company: Lee Film
Age recommendation: 6 years and up
Length: 76 min.
Film genre: Animation

Jonna has lived at the Renfanan children’s home her whole life. She’s always dreamed of having a mother. One day a gorilla pops round in a banged-up old car and adopts her. It takes a while for Jonna to get used to things, but just as things are settling down the local town councillor threatens their very existence.

Scheduled release: winter 2020/2021

Marketing strategies:
Based on the award winning and widely translated novel by Frida Nilsson

BUFF Malmö 2021, Kristiansand CFF 2021, Annecy IFF 2021, Munich CFF 2021

World sales address/es:
Attraction Distribution (CDN)

Sold to:
Svensk Filmindustri (SE)
Svensk FI (NO)
Svensk Filmindustri (DK)
Svensk FI Finland (FI)