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by Linda Hambäck


Jonna has lived at the orphanage all her life. One day a Gorilla comes and adopts her. It takes some time for Jonna to get used to her new mother, but just as everything starts becoming good, the local authorities threaten their existence.

international title: The Ape Star
original title: Apstjärnan
country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark
sales agent: Attraction Distribution (CA)
year: 2021
genre: animation
directed by: Linda Hambäck
film run: 75'
screenplay: Jan Vierth
cinematography by: Gabriel Mkrttchian
film editing: Linda Hambäck, Ulf Flittig Tønder
art director: Ola Larsson, Morten Lund
music: Tania Naranjo, Minna Weurlander
producer: Linda Hambäck, Petter Lindblad
co-producer: Anna Croneman, Lise Fearnley, Claus Toksvig Kjaer, Peter Possne, Tonje Skar Reiersen, Frederik Villumsen
line producer: Petter Lindblad
production: LEE Film, Mikrofilm AS, Nørlum
backing: Swedish Film Institute/Svenska Filminstitutet (SFI), Film i Väst

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