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Fourteen-year-old Frikke knows his way around computer games but this one has a shocking surprise: its protagonists are real kids and real animals whose lives are mysteriously uploaded into the game's labyrinth. To play or not to play is the question, especially when the fate of loved ones is at stake in the cyberworld...


Director: Douglas Boswell
Writer: Pierre De Clercq
With: Spencer Bogaert, Emma Verlinden, Felix Maesschalck, Pommelien Thijs, Pepijn Coudron, Tine Embrechts en Herwig Ilegems
Cinematography: Reinier Van Brummelen
Art Director: Kurt Rigolle
Editor: Jan Hameeuw
3D animations & SXF: The Fridge
Producer: Bart Van Langendonck - SAVAGE FILM (BE), Peter Bouckaert - EYEWORKS (BE)
Co-producers: Floor Onrust - FAMILY AFFAIR FILMS (NL)
Distribution Benelux: Paradiso filmed entertainment
International sales: Attraction Distribution
With the support of: Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF), Netherlands Film Fund, Commission Audiovisuelle et de cinéma de la Communauté française et de VOO, Bruxellimages and Screen Flanders. Co-financed through the Belgian tax shelter system.
With the participation of: The Fridge
Genre: Family


July 2, 2014 (Belgium)

Festivals & Awards

Toronto IFF 2014 - Kids section,
Zurich IFF 2014,
Namur IFF 2014,
Amsterdam Cinekid 2014,
Abu Dhabi 2014,
Mostra de sao Paulo 2014- Youth Award,
Cucalorus IFF 2014,
Kolkata IFF 2014,
Seattle Children Film festival 2015,
Cleveland IFF 2015,
Toronto Kids 2015,
Minneapolis St Paul IFF 2015,
Kristiansand Children FF 2015,
Zlin Children FF 2015,
Edinburgh IFF 2015,
Munich Children FF 2015,
Giffoni IFF 2015 - Griphon Award- Elements +10,
Espoo Cine 2015,
Copenhagen Buster 2015, 
Bonn Children FF 2015,
Children FF Iran 2015,
Frankfurt Lucas 2015,
Chemitz Schlingel 2015 - Best Film for children under 13,
Fling FF Scotland 2015,
Chicago Children 2015 - in competition - 1st Prize Children Jury, 2nd Prize Adult Jury,
Belfast Cinemagic 2015,
Junior Fest, Czech rep, 2015,
Discovery - UK 2015,
London Into Films 2015,
Bucarest Kinodyssea 2015, 
Cologne Children 2015,
Hyderabad, India, 2015- in competition, Young Audience Best film, Golden Elephant,
Poznan Ale Kino Poland 2015 - in competition,
Olympia Greece 2015
SABAM Awards (Belgium, 2015)
CAT Festival (Russia, 2015) - Special Jury Mention for Technical Aspirations
Les Magritte du Cinéma (Belgium, 2015)
The Gold Coast Film Festival (Australia, 2015)
Youth Film Festival (UK, 2015)
Children's Festival for World Unity & Peace (India, 2015)
Vlaamse Filmweek Straasburg (France, 2015)



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