Fritzi - A Revolutionary Tale
2D animation feature film
Direction: Ralf Kukula, Matthias Bruhn
September 1989 in the GDR. With the change of the general mood in the country, the life of 12-year-old FRITZI changes as well. Her best friend Sophie has fled with her mother through Hungary to West Germany and the only thing Fritzi has left is Sophie's little dog Sputnik. But Fritzi misses Sophie just as much as her little four-legged friend does. Therefore, she decides to bring Sputnik to Sophie. But there is only one way to get there: over the strictly guarded border. A very dangerous adventure for a 12-year-old girl and a small dog ...
A production of Balance Film, TrickStudio Lutterbeck, MAUR film, ARTÉMIS PRODUCTIONS, and DOGHOUSE FILMS with MDR, KIKA, NDR, WDR and ARTE.
Funded by Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung, Film & Media Foundation NRW, MFG Film Funding, Kuratorium junger deutscher Film, Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and Media, FFA, German Film Fund, Film Fund Luxembourg, Belgian Tax Shelter, Wallimage, State Fund Cinematography Czech Republic and Eurimages. International Screening is managed by Global Screen and national distributor is Weltkino.