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Year of Production 2023

Checker Tobi and the Journey to the Flying Rivers

English title: Checker Tobi and the Journey to the Flying Rivers
Original title: Checker Tobi und die Reise zu den fliegenden Flüssen
German title: Checker Tobi und die Reise zu den fliegenden Flüssen
Germany, 2023

Director: Honsell, Johannes
Production company: Megaherz
Age recommendation: 8 years and up
Length: 93 min.
Film genre: Hybrid Docufiction

Synopsis:
Everything revolves around a mysterious treasure chest that Tobi receives one day. But the box is locked, and only one person has the key: Marina – globetrotter and Tobi’s best friend from childhood. But where is she? The search for her also marks the beginning of Tobi’s greatest adventure to date.

The journey takes him to Vietnam to the largest cave in the world, to the famous Halong Bay with its thousands of limestone islands, across the stormy South China Sea, to nomads in the Mongolian steppe and to indigenous people in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest. Always with one goal in mind: to solve the riddle of the treasure chest and find the mysterious flying rivers.

Comments:
The second feature film by the popular KiKA presenter Checker Tobi.
More than 1.000.000 admissions in German theatres.

Festivals:
Zürich IFF 2023 (awarded), Kinolino CFF Dresden 2023, Schlingel CFF Chemnitz 2023, Bielefeld CFF 2023 (awarded), Kinofest Lünen 2023, KiKiFe CFF Schwäbisch Gmünd 2024

Study guide: German

World sales address/es:
Megaherz (DE)

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