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Strong as a Lion

Original title: Lejontämjaren
German title: Simon Löwenstark
Sweden, 2002

Director: Lindwall, Manne
Production company: Illusion Film
Co-producers: Sonet Film, Film i Väst, SVT Väst, Swedish Film Institute
Age recommendation: 6 years and up

Nine-year-old Simon has a make-believe lion as his constant companion. In reality he is bullied in school by the two year older Alex. His mother Karin meets a new man, Björn, who seems to be a new hope for Simon. Everything changes when it turns out that Björn is the father of Alex and the plan is for them all to live together. (Source: Swedish Films 2003)

Malmö 2003, Stuttgart 2003, Cinekid Amsterdam 2003, Buster Copenhagen 2003, Lübeck 2003, Vienna 2003, Oulu 2003 (2nd prize), Leeds 2004, Zlin 2004 (awarded), Cinemagic Belfast 2004, Buenos Aires 2004 (awarded), FICI Madrid 2005

Website: www.sf.se/lejontamjaren/

Study guide: German

World sales address/es:
TrustNordisk Int. Sales (DK)

Sold to:
Park Junior (NL)
Sonet (S)
Kinoscreen (FI)
Kinderkanal (D)