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Production Report featured in
German Films Quarterly 01/2016

Awarded the 1st Children's Jury Prize at CICFF and the Kinder-Medien-Preis, KNIGHT RUSTY – YESTERDAY’S HERO RECYCLED excited over 650,000 viewers in the German-speaking territories and sold worldwide. The TV-series, a hit in the German television program for children (over 30% market share), also gained loads of fans internationally. Now the production of KNIGHT RUSTY 2 goes full speed (release planned for end of 2016). It comes up with a thrilling new adventure: When budget cuts force the king and his knights into early retirement and power crazed police chiefs take over the country, Rusty must realize his father’s dream and become protector of a free Scrapland!
Genre Action, Adventure, Animation, Children & Youth, Comedy, Family Entertainment
Category Feature
Director Thomas Bodenstein
Screenplay Mark Slater, Gabriele M. Walther
Producers Gabriele M. Walther, Marcus Hamann
Production Company Caligari Film, in co-production with ZDF, Universum Film
 German, English
Festivals Shanghai 2017
With backing from MFG Baden-Württemberg, German Federal Film Fund, German Federal Film Board, FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg
German Distributor Universum Film

World Sales
Caligari International GmbH