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Year of Production 2017

Tales from the Lakeside

English title: Tales from the Lakeside
Original title: Lengemesek
German title: Geschichten vom See
Hungary, 2017

Director: Pálfi, Zolt
Production company: Cinemon Entertainment
Age recommendation: 6 years and up
Length: 64 min.
Film genre: Animation

Synopsis:
Do you already know the water goblins? No? No wonder, for they are the tiny, green, but brave guardians of the lakeside, who unexpectedly dash through the reeds. The green Verdies, as the young water goblins are called, can only become guardians when their hair turns brown. Until then, however, life is quite boring. They are not allowed to fly on warblers, travel alone or go boating. And it is also strictly forbidden to ride wild frogs at the rodeo. Willy Whistle’s big dream is to become a guardian and finally be allowed to fly! But his insatiable curiosity often gets him into trouble. One day, the whole lake is endangered when the enemies of the water goblins, the Grimps and the swans, enter into an alliance to fight against the inhabitants of the reeds. The guardians seem helpless, but Willy comes up with a plan to save his beloved home and his trapped friend Jeremiah. Luckily he is not alone, because his friends, his grandfather, the water snakes and the frogs also come to his rescue.

Marketing strategies:
Based on Judit Berg's book for children.

Festivals:
Schlingel Chemnitz 2017, Cinekid Amsterdam 2017, Chicago CFF 2017 (awarded), Golden Elephant India 2017, Belmont CFF 2018, FiFEM Montreal 2018, Stockholm Junior 2018, Kyiv CFF 2018, Juniorfest Pilsen 2018, Luxembourg IFF 2019

World sales address/es:
Cinemon (HU)