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 2015-2017


Broadcaster NDR, SWR


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


Distributor LEONINE Distribution


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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