THE FAMOUS FIVE

FÜNF FREUNDE

By Mike MARZUK

BETA CINEMA - as SALES All rights, World

Action/Adventure - Completed 2012

The Famous Five, George, Julian, Dick, Anne and their dog Timmy spend their first holidays together and plunge headlong into an exciting adventure.

    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Action/Adventure, Family
    • Countries
    • GERMANY
    • Languages
    • GERMAN
    • Duration
    • 93 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Mike MARZUK
    • Writer(s)
    • Sebastian WEHLINGS, Peer KLEHMET
    • EIDR 10.5240/F073-40A2-8F70-EE4E-EAF0-8
    • Producer(s)
    • Ewa KARLSTRÖM (SamFilm), Andreas ULMKE-SMEATON (SamFilm)
    • Synopsis
    • The Famous Five, George, Julian, Dick, Anne and their dog Timmy spend their first holidays together and plunge headlong into an exciting adventure when they discover a dangerous plot
      while exploring an ancient smuggler’s cave: George’s father Quentin is to be kidnapped! The professor has set up a secret lab on Kirrin Island, where he is researching a novel source of energy. But it seems someone is after his valuable research results! Neither the police nor George’s mother Fanny believe the kids. When Quentin fails to give the signals from the lighthouse they arranged with him one evening, the five friends take up the trail of the dastardly kidnappers themselves to save Quentin. The clues lead them to two suspicious wildlife photographers and a mysterious tourist, claiming to be a government agent. Finally the Famous Five find a secret tunnel under the sea, uncovering a treacherous conspiracy they can hardly believe …
      With more than one million admissions, the first cinematic adven ture of the world’s most famous five was the most successful German family film of the year 2012. The box-office hit
      was shown at all renowned international festivals and won the Golden Slipper, the Golden Gryphon and the Golden Sprocket awards. Part two of the screen adaptation of Enid Blyton’s bestselling series is currently in production and will be released in German cinemas in 2013.
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