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Wanted: Grandfather

Original title: Kan Du vissla Johanna?
German title: Kannst Du pfeifen, Johanna?
Sweden, 1994

Director: Hammerich, Rumle
Age recommendation: 5 years and up

Seven-year-old Bertil is a happy young chap. But there are two things missing in his life: the ability to whistle and a grandpa. Together with his friend Ulf they find 'Grandpa Nils': - he may be a little unsure about how to be a grandfather and he may be too tired to go fishing, but he is full of wonderful stories and he sure can whistle ...

This delightful film follows the development of a relationship between a seven year-old boy and a lonely man. Big on laugh but not without a few touching moments.

Berlin 97, Lübeck 97

World sales address/es:
Sveriges TV, Programme Sales (S)

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Bundesverband Jugend und Film (DE)
Matthias-Film (D)
Filmladen (AT)