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Year of Production 2017

Little Witch, The

English title: Little Witch, The
Original title: Kleine Hexe, Die
German title: Kleine Hexe, Die
Germany, Switzerland, 2017

Director: Schaerer, Michael
Production company: Claussen + Putz
Co-producers: Zodiac, Studiocanal
Age recommendation: 6 years and up
Length: 103 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Synopsis:
The little witch is only 127-years-old, so just a youngster to the big witches. Despite being forbidden, she celebrates the Dance of the Witches on the Blocksberg mountain. As punishment, she has one year to learn the big book of spells by heart, and then her fate will be decided. Determined to be the best witch she can, she gets down to work, supported by her talking raven, Abraxas. At first reluctantly and then increasingly, she discovers helping people instead of annoying them with pranks makes her feel good. But the big witches, especially the scary weather witch Rumpumpel, are suspicious. For them, the last thing about being a really good witch is good deeds. And this puts the little witch in a terrible dilemma when it comes to her final test.

Festivals:
Bavarian Film Award 2017, KiKiFe Schwäbisch Gmünd 2018, Golden Sparrow Gera/Erfurt 2018 (awarded), Schlingel Chemnitz 2018, Kinodisea Bucharest 2018, Castellinaria Bellinzona 2018, FIFEM Montreal 2019, In the Spirit of Fire IFF Khanty-Mansiysk 2019, Leeds Young Film Festival 2019

World sales address/es:
Studiocanal ( F)

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Studiocanal (DE)