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Snotty Boy

Original title: Willkommen in Siegheilkirchen (former title: Rotzbub)
German title: Willkommen in Siegheilkirchen (former title: Rotzbub)
Austria, Germany, 2021

Director: Rosenmüller, Marcus H. & López Jover, Santiago
Production company: Aichholzer Filmproduktion
Co-producers: Arri Media
Age recommendation: 14 years and up
Length: 90 min.
Film genre: Animation

In 1960s Siegheilkirchen, a small town in the Austrian hinterland that is steeped in reactionary, ultra-Catholic attitudes, the son of a hard-working innkeeper – known as Snotty Boy to all and sundry – is at odds with the narrow-minded confines of his home town. But his unstoppable talent for drawing gives him an outlet for his discontent as well as entertaining his school mates and exposing the town’s bigwigs in all their ridiculousness to a collective orgy of unashamed laughter, thus saving his beloved, the ravishingly pretty Mariolina, from malicious persecution by a handful of political die-hards.

Artistic direction: Manfred Deix (cartoonist).

Though it is animation it is NOT a film for children. We recommend it for ages 14 years and up!

Annecy IFF 2021, Munich IFF 2021, Giffoni CFF 2021, Würzburg IFF 2024

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