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Krabat

Original title: Krabat
German title: Krabat
Germany, 2007

Director: Kreuzpaintner, Marco
Production company: Claussen + Wöbke + Putz
Co-producers: Seven Pictures = Pro 7 TV
Age recommendation: 12 years and up

Synopsis:
In the seventeenth century, a 14-year-old orphan named Krabat flees the horrors of the Thirty Years War by becoming an apprentice to the ominous master of a mysterious mill. One of 12 young men working for the miller, Krabat is not only taught the craft of milling but is also initiated into a sinister world of dark arts. When the life of his friend and protector becomes threatened, Krabat must struggle to free himself from an evil sorcerer’s control in a gripping fight for freedom, friendship and love.

Marketing strategies:
Feature film based on Ottfried Preußler's on Otfried Preußler’s bestselling book.

Festivals:
Toronto Int. Film Festival 2008, Stockholm Junior 2009, Kristiansand 2009, Juniorfest Pilsen 2011

Website: www.krabat-derfilm.de

World sales address/es:
Bavaria Film International (D)

Sold to:
Fox (20th Century Fox, D)
ProSieben Media (D)
Jef (BE)