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ECFA Award Winner

Up in the Sky

Original title: Upp i det blå
German title: Schraube locker aka Ab in den Himmel
Sweden, 2016

Director: Lennstrand, Petter
Production company: Memfis Film
Age recommendation: 8 years and up
Length: 82 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Pottan is supposed to be spending her holidays at a pony farm, but her parents, who are always busy, end up leaving their eight-year-old daughter at a recycling yard by mistake. After a short discussion, the strange residents of the yard decide to take in the girl and she unexpectedly becomes part of a secret space mission. They are all sure that up there they will find fabulous treasures and the fulfillment of their dreams.

Berlinale Generation 2017, BUFF Malmö 2017, Kristiansand 2017, Zlin 2017 (ECFA Award), Cinema in Sneakers Warsaw 2017, Tromsø CFF 2017, Sarajevo IFF 2017, Buster Copenhagen 2017, Antalya IFF 2017, Zürich IFF 2017, Oulu CFF 2017 (ECFA Award), Filem'On Brussels 2017, Nordic Filmdays Lübeck 2017, Juniorfest Plzen 2017 (awarded), KINOdiseea Bucharest 2017 (awarded, ECFA Award), Oulu CFF 2017 (ECFA Award), Just Film Tallinn 2017 (ECFA Award), Vienna CFF 2017, Cinepänz Cologne 2017, Ale Kino! Poznan 2017 (awarded), Sehpferdchen Hannover 2018, ECFA Award 2018, Jef Antwerp 2018, KinoKino CFF Zagreb 2018, Leeds Young Film 2018, Women's Film Festival Dortmund/Cologne 2018, Little Big Films Nürnberg 2018 (awarded), Zoomz Luzern 2019, Almaty IFF 2019, Smile CFF New Delhi 2019

ECFA interview available

Study guide: German

World sales address/es:
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