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ECFA Award Winner


Original title: Kuky se vrací
German title: Kukys Rückkehr
Czech Republic, Denmark, 2010

Director: Sverak, Jan
Production company: Biograf Jan Sv?rák s.r.o.
Co-producers: Phoenix Film Investments, ?eská televize / Czech Television, RWE
Age recommendation: 6 years and up

Young Ondra has asthma and so his mom throws away his musty old stuffed bear Kooky. That night Ondra dreams that his beloved toy is determined to find his way back home from the dump. In the boy’s fantasy, the bear gets lost in a forest occupied by strange animals and remarkable beings ....

In an era of impressive CGI animation that can simulate the natural world, Jan Sv?rák has returned to simplicity: similar to his short film Oil Gobblers (1988 student Oscar), he combines handheld puppets with a natural environment. (Karlovy Vary Film Festival 2010)

Karlovy Vary 2010 (awarded), Cinekid Amsterdam 2010, Kristiansand 2011 (Special Mention), Seoul SIYFF 2011, Espoo Ciné 2011, Filem’On Brussels 2011, KINOdiseea Bucharest 2011 (ECFA Award, Special Mention), FICI Madrid 2011, Ciné Junior Paris 2012, Buster Copenhagen 2014, Cinekid Amsterdam 2014, Dubai CFF 2015 (awarded)

Website: www.kukysevraci.cz/en/

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