THE LITTLE GHOST

DAS KLEINE GESPENST

By Alain GSPONER

ARRI MEDIA INTERNATIONAL - as SALES All rights, World

Family - Completed 2013

THE LITTLE GHOST is based on the international best-selling children's book by author Otfried Preußler.

The story is about a little ghost who manages to exchange its nocturnal existence for a life by daylight. In this world, however, it wreaks havoc.

Festivals
& Awards

Schlingel Internationales Filmfestival 2013
Gijon Int'l Film Fest. 2013
"Enfants Terribles” Award for Best Feature Film
Schlingel Internationales Filmfestival 2013 2013
Audience Award
    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Family, Animation, Fantasy
    • Countries
    • GERMANY
    • Languages
    • GERMAN
    • Budget
    • 5 - 10 M$
    • Duration
    • 88 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Alain GSPONER
    • Writer(s)
    • Martin RITZENHOFF
    • Producer(s)
    • Uli PUTZ (Claussen+Wöbke+Putz Filmproduktion GmbH), Jakob CLAUSSEN (Claussen+Wöbke+Putz Filmproduktion GmbH), Reto SCHAERLI (Zodiac Pictures Ltd.)
    • Synopsis
    • The Little Ghost (CGI character) lives in the castle of Eulenstein. It awakens for precisely one hour after the clock strikes midnight. Despite the warnings of a friend, Mr. Tu-Whit Tu-Whoo, the ghost would like to see the world by daylight once.

      Meanwhile, Karl, Hannes and Sophie go on a nightly excursion to the castle, where they have their first encounter with the ghost.

      The following day, the ghost wakes up at twelve o’clock – noontime. Its joy about this soon passes, as – discolored black by the first sunray – it scares the town’s inhabitants and causes a commotion. Chased by the police, the ghost asks the children for help.

      They find out that every ghost follows its own designated clock. Since during the yearly inspection, the town-hall clock was accidentally set wrong by exactly twelve hours, the Little Ghost has been forced to wake up during the day. Karl gets the clockmaker to set the clock right again and at last, the Little Ghost can return home.
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