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Needle Park Baby

English title: Needle Park Baby
Original title: Enfants du Platzspitz, Les
German title: Platzspitzbaby
Switzerland, 2020

Director: Monnard, Pierre
Production company: C-FILMS AG, SRF Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen
Co-producers: SRG SSR, Teleclub AG
Age recommendation: 16 years and up
Length: 100 min.
Film genre: Feature film

Synopsis:
Spring 1995 – after the closure of the Needle Park and the public drug scene in Zurich, eleven-year-old Mia and her heroin addicted mother Sandrine are relocated to the countryside. While caring for her mother, Mia spends time with her imaginary friend and a gang of local teenage misfits. These friendships finally give her the strength to rebel and break free from her abusive mother.

Festivals:
Warsaw IFF 2020, Hof IFF 2020, Just Film Tallinn 2020, Castellinaria CFF Bellinzona 2020 (special awarded), Ale Kino! Poznan 2020

Website: www.platzspitzbaby.ch

World sales address/es:
Global Screen (DE)

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