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The Boy Who Wanted to Be a Bear

Drengen der ville gøre det umulige

Directed by Jannik Hastrup
Denmark, France, 2002
Animation, Family

Synopsis

Animation guru Jannik Hastrup directs this award-winning animated feature about the ultimate heartache and eventual redemption of a mother bear who, after her cub dies, is given a little boy by her mate to raise.

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The Boy Who Wanted to Be a Bear Directed by Jannik Hastrup

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2003 | Special Mention: Best Feature Film (Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk)

Gijón International Film Festival

2003 | Winner: Best Feature (Young Jury Prize)