RABBIT SCHOOL – GUARDIANS OF THE GOLDEN EGG

 

Rabbit Max, a juvenile shoplifter from a big city, gets trapped in an old-fashioned boarding school in the middle of the woods. With the help of rabbit girl Emmy he acquires the Easter Rabbits secret skills, battles a sneaky family of foxes and learns a lot about friendship on the way.

 

Inspired by the children’s book classic by Fritz Koch-Gotha & Albert Sixtus.

 

 

Genre family entertainment, CG-animated feature film

 

Length, Format 76 min., 2K/HD

 

Target audience families; girls and boys aged 6-11 (accompanied by their parents)

 

Production period 2015-2016

 

Broadcaster NDR, SWR

 

Funded by FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, MFG Filmförderung, Filmförderung Hamburg Schleswig-Holstein, Filmstiftung NRW, Filmförderungsanstalt,  Deutscher Filmförderfonds, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, MEDIA

 

Distributor Universum Film

 

World Sales Sola Media

 

Written by Katja Grübel and Dagmar Rehbinder

 

Director Ute von Münchow-Pohl

 

Art Director Heiko Hentschel

 

Character Design Gerlinde Godelmann

 

German Cast Noah Levi (Max), Senta Berger (Madame Hermione), Friedrich von Thun (Mr. Fritz), Melina Witez (Emmy) and many more

 

 

Development Executives Katharina Wicke, Jan Strathmann, Claudio Winter

 

Producer Dirk Beinhold

 

Production Manager Tobias Weingärtner

 

Executive Producer Valentin Greulich, Sebastian Runschke

 

Co-Production Company Virgin Lands

 

Festivals World Premiere at Berlin International Film Festival, Giffoni Film Festival, TIFF KIDS, Anima Festival Bruxelles, ITFS 2017, Goldener Spatz, Zlin Film Festival, Gijon Int. Film Festival, Schlingel Festival, Zurich Film Festival, Munich Film Festival, Children’s Film Carnivals, Cinanima, Mumbai FF, Brazils Kids Film Festival, 11th Int. Children’s Film Festival Bangladesh, Les Tolles Filantes

 

Awards  Audience Award at Zurich Film Festival, Children and Media Award “White Elephant” at Munich Filmfest as best animated feature, Audience Award at Anima Festival in Brussels and Audience Award at Les Tolles Filantes

 

Available on DVD, Blu-Ray, Video on Demand

 

→ Official Website

 

   

 

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