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Production Report featured in
German Films Quarterly 03/2021

The late Austrian children‘s author Christine Nöstlinger‘s bestselling book series TALES OF FRANZ has provided the inspiration for Lola winner Johannes Schmid‘s family comedy which was filmed at original locations in Vienna this summer.

Franz Frostl is by far the smallest guy of his class. He has blond ringlets and gets a high squeaky voice when he is excited. Fortunately, he has his two best friends Gabi and Eberhard who are always there to help him out of any sticky situations. When Franz then discovers influencer Hank Haberer‘s "10 Rules for a Real Man" the trio‘s world is turned upside down and their friendship put to the test...
Genre Children & Youth, Family Entertainment
Category Feature
Director Johannes Schmid
Screenplay Sarah Wassermair
Cast Jossi Jantschitsch, Nora Reidinger, Leo Wacha, Ursula Strauss, Simon Schwarz, Maria Bill, Philipp Dornauer
Producers Michael Kitzberger, Katharina Posch
Co-Producer Ingo Fliess
Production Company Nikolaus Geyrhalter Filmproduktion GmbH, in co-production with if... Productions
German Distributor Wild Bunch Germany

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