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Dragon Rider

English title: Dragon Rider
Original title: Drachenreiter
German title: Drachenreiter
Germany, Belgium, 2020

Director: Eshed, Tomer
Production company: Constantin Film AG, Cyborn 3D Productions
Age recommendation: 8 years and up
Length: 91 min.
Film genre: Animation

Lung, a young silver dragon, has spent his life hiding in the jungle with his family. When humans threaten to destroy their home, he finally gets the chance to prove his abilities. Together with goblin girl Sulphur Skin, Lung sets off on an adventurous journey to seek out the fabled ‘edge of heaven’, the dragons’ last refuge. Along the way, they meet the shrewd orphan Ben, who claims to be a dragon rider. There is no time for doubt, as the dragon-eating monster Nesselbrand is snapping at their heels. The dissimilar trio must learn to pull together as quickly as possible.

Based on a novel by Cornelia Funke.

Zurich IFF 2020, Kinderfilmtage im Ruhrgebiet 2021

Study guide: German

World sales address/es:
Timeless Films (GB)

Sold to:
Constantin (DE)
Praesens (CH)
Constantin (AT)