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Niko – Beyond the Northern Lights

English title: Niko – Beyond the Northern Lights
Original title: Niko – Beyond the Northern Lights
German title: Niko – Beyond the Northern Lights
Finland, Germany, Denmark, Ireland, 2024

Director: Juusonen, Kari / Lerdam, Jørgen
Production company: Animaker in Co-Production with Ulysses Films, Moetion Films & A.Film Production
Length: 85 min.
Film genre: Animation

fter a tearful goodbye, Niko leaves his family behind to take his place next to his father, Prancer on "Santa's Flying Forces". For Niko, it’s a dream come true: to become a hero, like his father. But Stella, an unknown challenger arrives, to compete for Niko’s spot. Despite their competitiveness, Niko admires her, and invites Stella to show her where Santa’s sleigh is hidden. However, on the night before Christmas Eve, Stella steals it. Gutted by Stella’s betrayal and desperate to appease his angry father, Niko heads to the Frozen North to recover the sleigh. Accompanied by his loyal friends, flying squirrel Julius and weasel Wilma. In the ensuing battle, between "The Flying Forces" and "The Storm Forces", Niko and Stella split off to prevent the sleigh from being destroyed. As our heroes face grave danger, difficult choices are made that change Christmas forever.

Marketing strategies:
Third film with Niko after "Niko & the Way to the Stars” (2009) and “Niko - Little Brother, Big Trouble” (2012)

World sales address/es:
Global Screen (DE)

Sold to:
Plaion (IT)