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by Esben Toft Jacobsen


Jonathan, 11, usually spends his vacations alone with his grandfather who lives on the edge of a vast forest populated by mythical animals. This year his kid sister Sophie joins him. But it's not cool to be stuck with a little sister, so he does what he can to avoid her. He succeeds entirely too well: Sophie is kidnapped by a giant, 1000-year-old bear. Now, Jonathan has to venture into the heart of the forest to confront the strange beings that dwell there and rescue his sister.

international title: The Great Bear
original title: Den kæmpestore bjørn
country: Denmark
sales agent: Copenhagen Bombay
year: 2011
genre: animation
directed by: Esben Toft Jacobsen
film run: 73'
release date: DK 10/02/2011, FR 19/10/2011, NL 15/12/2011, BE 15/02/2012, IT 04/07/2013
screenplay: Jannik Tai Mosholt, Esben Toft Jacobsen
art director: Andreas Normand Grøntved
music: Nicklas Schmidt
producer: Petter Lindblad
production: Copenhagen Bombay, Film i Väst
backing: Danish Film Institute, DR TV, Nordisk Film & TV Fond
distributor: Copenhagen Bombay, BAC Films, Le Parc Distribution, Poker Film
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