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Tsatsiki, Mum and the Policeman

Original title: Tsatsiki, Morsan och Polisen
German title: Tsatsiki - Tintenfisch und erste Küsse
S / N / DK, 1999

Director: Lemhagen, Ella
Production company: Felicia Film AB
Age recommendation: 6 years and up

Synopsis:
Eight-year-old Tsatsiki dreams of meeting his father, an octopus-fisherman in Greece, who does not know, he has a son. His mother Tina dreams of becoming a rock star. The policeman Göran dreams of love and likes to dance. Their dreams will all come true, but maybe not in the way they would expect.

Comments:
High quality family entertainment, based on the books by Moni Nilsson-Brännström.

Marketing strategies:
500.000 admissions in Sweden, 50.000 admissions in Gemany.

Festivals:
Berlin 2000 (Grand Prix Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk, (Best Feature Film, Glass Bear Best Feature Film), Malmö 1999, Amsterdam 1999, Lübeck 1999 (Children's Film Prize of the Nordic Film Institutes), Poznan 2000, Guldbagge Awards 2000: Best Cinematography Anders Bohman (I), Best Direction, Best Film Anne Ingvar, Best Screenplay Ulf Stark. Leeds 2001, Cinepaenz Cologne 2002

Recommended:
Käthe Kortenkamp, Ravensburger-Verlag:
That film must be wonderful ... did you read the books?
Read it !

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

Sold to:
Arsenal-Filmverleih (D)
Cinemien (BE)
Cinemien (NL)
Bundesverband Jugend und Film (DE)
Matthias-Film (D)
unknown
Jef (BE)
Kinderkanal (D)
Einhorn-Film (A)
CTV (F)
Columbia Tristar (S)