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Eric in the Land of Insects

Original title: Erik of het klein insectenboek
German title: Erik im Land der Insekten
Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, 2004

Director: Liempd, Gidi van
Production company: Egmond Film & Television
Co-producers: AVRO Television, Tradewind Pictures, Private View
Age recommendation: 6 years and up

Synopsis:
When 10-year old Eric unexpectedly finds an opportunity to live among the insects in an old painting, he discovers a magical world filled with adventure. Live-action and computer animation.

Together, 10-year old Eric and his grandfather look at an old painting about the world of insects. Later that night, Eric takes a good look at the painting again, and suddenly finds himself drawn into it. Being tiny now himself, he lives amongst the insects for one adventurous night, meeting all kinds of creepy crawlies, some of which are nice, some not. Some care about him, others regard him as tasty potential supper.

During his new world adventure, Eric learns a lot about the small creatures, the difference between instinct and intellect,and about friendship and loyality. But above all, he learns a lot about life and how to come to terms with it.

Festivals:
Antwerp/Brugge 2005, Munich 2005, Münster 2005, FICI Madrid 2005, Kassel 2005, Dresden 2005, Düsseldorf 2005, Mannheim 2005, Oulu 2005, Würzburg 2006, Hof 2006, Arsenals Riga 2006

Website: erikdefilm.nl

World sales address/es:
Eyeworks Egmond (NL)
Attraction Distribution (CDN)

Sold to:
UIP (NL)
Alpha Medienkontor (D)
Stamm (CH)