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EURO KIDS - SCREENINGS 2003/2004
 
 
 
 
 
 
Strong as a Lion

Original Title

Lejontmjaren

Director

Manne Lindvall

Genre

Adventure / Drama / Family

Country of origin

Sweden

Language spoken

Swedish

Year of production

(2003)

Admissions

 

Box Office

 

Production

Illusion Film & Television AB (S)
Sonet Film AB (S)
Svenska Filminstitutet (SFI) (S)

Domestic distribution/World Sales

KinoScreen [fi] (2003) (Finland)
Sonet Film (S)

Domestic release

14 February 2003

Official website

 

Awards

 

Suggested by

Selected for Zln Film Festival 2004 edition in the section Feature Films for Children

List of Distributors

Release date

Country

December 2003

Finland

SYNOPSIS

9-year old Simon has a make-believe lion as his constant companion. In reality he is bullied in school by the two year older Alex. His mother Karin meets a new man, Bjrn, who seems to be a new hope for Simon. Everything changes when it turns out that Bjrn is the father of Alex and the plan is for them all to live together. Now Simon really has to be strong as a lion