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Moomins and the Comet Chase

Original title: Muumi ja punainen pyrstötähti
German title: Moomins and the Comet Chase*
Finland, 2010

Director: Lindberg, Maria
Production company: Filmkompaniet Alpha
Age recommendation: 6 years and up

3-D-animation. One day the Moomintroll notices that something strange has happened in the Moominvalley grey dust covers everything; not just the grass, but also the river, the trees, and the Moominhouse! The Moomintroll runs to ask the knowledgeable Mr. Muskrat if he knows what is happening. Muskrat declares that this is the way things tend to look like before the earth faces an awful fate coming from the sky…

With the help of his father, Moominpappa, Moomintroll and his worried friends build the best raft ever and start on a challenging journey to the observatory in the Lonely Mountains. The wise professors there must know what the threat from space is all about!

Marketing strategies:
The Moomins are the central characters in an extremely popular and bestselling series of books and a comic strip by Tove Jansson (1914 - 2001), one of the most famous children's authors in Scandinavia. The Moomin books have been translated to over 30 languages and have been the basis for numerous television series, films, operas, radio productions and even a theme park.

Discovery Belfast 2010, Chicago 2010, BUFF Malmö 2010, Berimora Riga 2011, Leeds YPFF 2012 (awarded)

World sales address/es:
Global Genesis Group (US)

Sold to:
FS Film Oy (FI)
EuroVideo (DE)