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Bloody Nuisance, The

Original title: Der Mistkerl
German title: Mistkerl, Der
Germany, 2000

Director: Katzenberger, Andrea
Production company: Studio Hamburg
Co-producers: ZDF
Age recommendation: 8 years and up

Synopsis:
Nine year old Pauline lives alone with her mother Anna. Whenever Anna brings home a new boyfriend, Pauline drives him away. The same happens with Pit, a declared enemy of family life. But when Pauline realizes, that her mother is deeply in love with him, the little hothead is decided to convince Pit, that a family is all he ever wanted in his life...

Comments:
Well done family story, first only made for TV, but with full cinema qualities.

Marketing strategies:
11.000 admissions in Gemany.

Festivals:
Berlin 2001, Gera 2001, Giffoni 2001 (awarded), Tokyo 2001 (Grand Prix), Cinekid Amsterdam 2001 (Children's audience Award), Sandnes 2001

World sales address/es:
Telepool / Global Screen (D)

Sold to:
Arsenal-Filmverleih (DE)
Matthias-Film (D)
Bundesverband Jugend und Film (DE)
ZDF-Redaktion Kinder 1 (D)
Absolut (D)