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Ape Star, The

Original title: Apstjärnan
German title: Ich, Gorilla und der Affenstern
Sweden, Denmark, Norway, 2021

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

Synopsis:
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.

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

Festivals:
BUFF Malmö 2021, Kristiansand CFF 2021, Annecy IFF 2021, Munich CFF 2021, Biky CFF Busan 2021, Pula IFF 2021 (awarded), Michel CFF Hamburg 2021, Schlingel CFF Chemnitz 2021

World sales address/es:
Attraction Distribution (CDN)

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