Hodder Saves the World

Hodder Saves the World

Hodder Saves the World

  His father has little time for him because he stuck posters at night to earn the money for a living. Hodder escapes into a fantasy world to dispel the loneliness, because even in the school Hodder has few friends. And even his teacher, whom he adored, shows little sympathy for him.

As one night a fairy (Anette Stövelbaek) in Hodder room appears and tells him that he had chosen to save the world, is he puzzled. For the world is enormous. Like a little boy like Hodder to save them? Where to begin? The best thing is well, start small, and therefore seeks Hodder, a tiny island off the African coast – Guambilua. Find
But all his efforts, Friends of the rescue expedition to fail: For Alex (Maurice Blinkenberg), the smartest boy in the class and the powerful Philip (Anders Lunden Kjeldsen) do not believe in fairy Hodder, so that solely the mysterious neighbor, Lola (Trine Appel) left cable lift to accompany the boy on his mission. Not even his father are to believe the boy, so just give Hodder is earlier. But he does not give up and eventually learns to Big Mac Johnson know a poetic heavyweight boxer, the chief of Ludo Guambilua and a blue dog. Or is it all merely a dream?

With sensitivity, full of humor and without embellishment, the film describes, following the successful novel by Bjarne Reuter, the fantasy world of a little boy who learns of too little love and something very special is. “Em som Hodder”, the Danish original title, was the most successful children’s film of the year 2003 in Denmark, he opened the Children’s Film Festival at the Berlinale last year and won the competition in the BUSTER – Copenhagen International Children’s Film Festival 2003. A thoughtful AND funny film for the whole family, we can fully recommend.

Title: Hodder Saves the World Country of production: Denmark Year of production: 2002 Length: min 84th (Min) of material: MFA Film Distribution

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