Hands off Mississippi
Kinder Kino (Book Fair)
Sunday, October 2nd 2011, 1:00 p.m.
Goethe-Institut Los Angeles, 5750 Wilshire Blvd Suite 100, Los Angeles CA 90036
Info +1 323 5253388
Director: Detlev Buck after the book by Cornelia Funke, D 2006, 100 min., colo , German, with Zoe Mannhardt, Katharina Thalbach, Christoph Maria Herbst…
Emma visits her grandmother Dolly's for the summer holidays and learns to her horror that a dastardly neighbor – known by Emma and the local children as "the Alligator" – is planning to send his late uncle's horse Mississippi to the glue factory. Emma manages to buy Mississippi from the "Alligator".
But then he is suddenly interested in reversing the sale when it turns out that the horse clearly plays an important role in the late uncle's last will...
Winner of “Best Childrens Film” at the German Film Awards 2007
Added by Goethe-Institut on September 13, 2011