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Little White Lies

Original title: Perlmutterfarbe, Die
German title: Perlmutterfarbe, Die
Germany, 2009

Director: Rosenmüller, Marcus H.
Production company: die film Munich
Co-producers: Constantin
Age recommendation: 10 years and up

Alexander wants so badly to win a painting competition at school so that he can impress Lotte, the girl he is in love with. After school, Alexander hangs out with his friends, including not only Lotte, but also his best friend and the class inventor Maulwurf. But when Maulwurf’s latest discovery, the Perlmutterfarbe, unexpectedly lands in Alexander’s hands, his life suddenly spins out of control. While the rest of the class is looking for the thief, Alexander keeps quiet as to the whereabouts of Maulwurf’s newest invention and tells a little white lie. Gruber, an unpopular boy, knows that Alexander has what the class is looking for, but covers for Alexander, using the situation to his own advantage. Alexander gets tangled up in a web of lies and distances himself more and more from his friends, while Gruber pits their class up against another class who he claims has the Perlmutterfarbe...

Berlin 2009 (section German Cinema), Giffoni 2009, Buster Copenhagen 2009 (awarded), Cinekid Amsterdam 2009, Vienna 2009, Castellinaria Bellinzona 2009 (awarded), Sprockets Toronto 2010, FICI Madrid 2010

Website: www.perlmutterfarbe.film.de

World sales address/es:
Telepool / Global Screen (DE)

Sold to:
Constantin (DE)