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ECFA Award Winner

Kick it!

Original title: Kule kidz gråter ikke
German title: Kick it! *
Norway, 2014

Director: Launing, Katarina
Production company: Cinenord Kidstory AS
Age recommendation: 10 years and up
Length: 102 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Kick It tells the story of Anja, a spirited young girl who loves soccer,even though her classmate Jonas considers soccer a game unfit for girls. Anja makes use of her sense of humour to deal with Jonas bullying; unaware that his hostility is just a disguise for his love for her. When Anja is diagnosed with leukemia, she remains optimistic and full of energy. She even continues her involvement in the school soccer tournament while still in hospital. When Anja is finally no longer able to participate in the tournament, Jonas comes up with a special plan.

Marketing strategies:
Remake of the film "Cool Kids Don't Cry" by Dennis Bots, The Netherlands, 2012.

More than 100.000 admissions in Norway.

BUFF Malmö 2014 (ECFA Award), TIFF Kids Toronto 2014 (special mention), Kristiansand 2014, , Cinekid Amsterdam 2014, Molodist Kiew 2014, Chicago CFF 2014 (awarded), Nordic Filmdays Luebeck 2014 (special mention), Oulu 2014 (awarded), Just Film Tallinn 2014, Europees Jeugdfilmfestival Vlaanderen Antwerp & Brugge 2015 (awarded), Seoul IYFF 2015, Kinodisea Bucharest 2015, Golden Elephant Hyderabad 2015, Kinodisea Arad/Romania 2016

World sales address/es:
Attraction Distribution (CDN)