A film by Ralf Kukula & Matthias Bruhn

East Germany, 1989.
Twelve-year-old Fritzi lovingly takes care of her best friend Sophie’s little dog Sputnik, while Sophie’s family is on summer vacation in Hungary. When Sophie doesn’t come back, Fritzi and Sputnik set out in search of her. That adventures leads her into the Monday´s demonstrations of Leipzig and towards the heavily-guarded boarder…

Historically accurate, authentic, and with lots of rich period detail and atmosphere, this moving animated movie for the whole family retells the story of the peaceful revolution of 1989 from a child’s perspective. An entertaining and exciting tale of the Fall of the Wall, and of the people who were brave enough to change the world, which will make a lasting impression, not only on young viewers.

Animation. Family. 86 minutes.

Based upon the book “Fritzi war dabei” by Hanna Schott and Gerda Raidt.

Seal Predicate 2019 Particularly Valuable German Film And Media Review
Nominated For Tokyo Anime Award Festival 2020 Best Animated Movie
Best Animation Award 12th Juniorfest Pilsen International Film Festival For Children And Youth
Pre-Selection German Film Award Lola 2020 Best Children's Movie
Best Animation Screenplay International Festival Of Animated Film ITFS Stuttgart 2012
Goldener Hecht 26. Kinolino Filmfest Kategorie Held*Innen Kinderjury
Best Children's Movie Award Of German Film Critics 2019
Best Animated Film 13th Filem'On International Film Festival For Young Audiences