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Ape Star, The

English title: Ape Star, The
Original title: Apstjärnan
German title: Ape Star, The *
Sweden, Denmark, Norway, 2021

Director: Hambäck, Linda
Production company: Lee Film
Age recommendation: 6 years and up
Length: 76 min.
Film genre: Animation

Jonna has lived at the Renfanan children’s home her whole life. She’s always dreamed of having a mother. One day a gorilla pops round in a banged-up old car and adopts her. It takes a while for Jonna to get used to things, but just as things are settling down the local town councillor threatens their very existence.

Scheduled release: winter 2020/2021

Marketing strategies:
Based on the award winning and widely translated novel by Frida Nilsson

BUFF Malmö 2021, Kristiansand CFF 2021, Annecy IFF 2021, Munich CFF 2021, Biky CFF Busan 2021, Pula IFF 2021 (awarded)

World sales address/es:
Attraction Distribution (CDN)

Sold to:
Svensk Filmindustri (SE)
Svensk FI (NO)
Svensk Filmindustri (DK)
Svensk FI Finland (FI)