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HANDS OFF MISSISSIPPI

by Detlev Buck

synopsis

Emma comes to 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 knacker's yard. Emma manages with the help of her grandmother and the local vet 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 will...

international title: Hands Off Mississippi
original title: Hände weg von Mississippi
country: Germany
sales agent: Global Screen GmbH
year: 2007
genre: fiction
directed by: Detlev Buck
release date: DE 22/03/2007
screenplay: Maggie Peren, Stefan Schaller
cast: Katharina Thalbach, Zoë Mannhardt, Christoph Maria Herbst, Hans Löw, Milan Peschel, Alexander Seidel, Heidi Kabel
cinematography by: Jana Marsik
film editing: Dirk Grau
art director: Lothar Holler
costumes designer: Guido Maria Kretschmer
music: Natalia Dittrich
producer: Claus Boje
production: Boje Buck Produktion, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)
backing: Filmfoerderungsanstalt (FFA), BKM, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, FilmFoerderung Hamburg, Kulturelle Filmfoerderung Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
distributor: Delphi Film Verleih
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