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The Little Ghost

The Little Ghost

Alternate Titles: Das Kleine Gespenst, s'chline Gspängst

Family | German | 92 minutes

Company

ARRI Media International


Cast & Crew

Director

Alain Gsponer

Producers

Uli Putz, Jakob Claussen

Writer

Martin Ritzenhoff

Cast

Jonas Holdenrieder, Emily Kusche, Nico Hartung, Herbert Knaup, Bettina Stucky, Uwe Ochsenknecht


Synopsis

The Little Ghost 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 Marie 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.

The film is based on an international best-selling children’s book by Otfried Preußler, which was translated into more than 31 languages worldwide


Completion Year

2013


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