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Svein and the Rat

Original title: Svein og Rotta
German title: Sven und Ratte
Norway, 2006

Director: Martens, Magnus
Production company: Maipo Film & TV Produksjon AS
Age recommendation: 6 years and up

What do you do when your best friend is a rat named Halvorsen and everybody else thinks rats are the worst creatures in the World? Svein and his mate Dan are all by themselves until the new girl in class, Melissa, suggests that they can compete in the great pet competition with their rats. During the competition Halvorsen runs off, and the newspapers write that both the school and the hosptal will have to close down because of rat invasion...

Sprockets Toronto 2007:
Certain to fill the theatre with laughter, Svein and the Rat is a delightful comedy about responsibility, making new friends, and discovering that rats are indeed cool and cute!

Marketing strategies:
Based on Marit Nicolysen's novels about Svein and his pet Rat. More than 100.000 admissions in Norway.

Kristiansand 2006, Cinekid Amsterdam 2006, Nordic Filmdays Lübeck 2006, Antwerp/Brugge 2007, Berimor's Cinema Riga 2007, Sprockets Toronto 2007, Kinderfilmfest Munich 2007, Vienna 2007

Website: www.maipo.no

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

Sold to:
Columbia Tristar (Norway)
Jef (BE)