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Original title: Lajka
German title: Lajia
Czech Republic, 2017

Director: Klimt, Aurel
Production company: Studio Zvon
Co-producers: Universal Production Partners, Studio Bystrouška ?eská televize
Age recommendation: 7 years and up
Length: 85 min.
Film genre: Animation

Life is not easy for Laika, a dog on the outskirts of a big Russian city. She is caught and forcibly retrained to become a pioneer in astronautics. Soon after her lift-off into space, a number of animals follow that are hurriedly launched from Houston and Baikonur. The animals travel astray, but finally manage, with the help of a black hole, to colonize a faraway planet. After a short period of harmonious, undisturbed co-existence with indigenous life forms, however, first human cosmonaut run ashore on their planet, and their harmonious life, indeed their very survival, are suddenly in jeopardy.

Juniorfest Plzen 2017, Zlin 2018, Ale Kino! CFF Poznan 2018

Website: www.lajka.eu

World sales address/es:
Studio Zvon (CZ)