Germany/ Austria 2005, 100 min. directed by Wolfgang Murnberger; Cast: Julia Krombach, Clarence John Ryan, Paula Nocker, Lena Stolze, Christoph Waltz
A blazing meteorite crashes into a glacier in the midst of an alpine wilderness, bringing back to life a frozen Neanderthal boy.
The boy named Bataa meets Sophie, a city girl who has run away from a holiday chalet in the mountains. A special friendship between the both soon evolves that is jeopardized when they are discovered by scientists determined to track down and capture Bataa.
Stellar performances by the young protagonists and breathtaking landscape photography make this modern fairy tale a special treat for the whole family.
Added by Goethe-Institut on May 3, 2011