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Laura's Star

Original title: Laura's Stern
German title: Laura's Stern
Germany, 2004

Director: Rycker, Piet de & Rothkirch, Thilo Graf
Production company: Cartoon Film, Thilo Graf Rothkirch
Co-producers: Warner Bros. Germany, Comet Film, MaBo
Age recommendation: 5 years and up

Animation. Seven-year-old Laura has moved to another city and now it is hard for her to find new friends. Laura finds a star which had fallen from the sky and they begin a fantastic friendship. But in the end Laura will learn to let loose and to give back the star to the sky.

Excellent entertainment also for younger children.

Marketing strategies:
The film is based on Klaus Baumgart's books, which were translated to 25 languages and sold in more than 20 countries. There is also a TV-series.

More than one million admissions in Germany.

Lucas Frankfurt 2004, Duesseldorf 2004, Schlingel Chemnitz 2004, Dresden 2004, Kinofest Luenen 2004, Golden Sparrow Gera/Erfurt 2005, German Film Award 2005: Best film for children or young people, Showcommotion Sheffield 2005, Chicago 2005 (awarded)

Oct. 6th 2004: Just went to see movie with kids last weekend. Great animation, great music. Not too scary, not too fast paced. Excellent entertainment. Kristin, chartinael@gmx.de

Website: www.laurasstern.de

World sales address/es:
Warner Brothers (DE)

Sold to:
Warner Brothers (DE)
Warner (A)
Warner (CH)
Gébéka (F)
Warner Bros. (B)
Warner Bros (NL)