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STELLINA

A COPRODUCTION THE ANIMATION BAND - RAI FICTION - PICTOR MEDIA - FRANCE3

26 EPS x 26'

TARGET 5-12

DIRECTORS  ALESSANDRO BELLI - SIDNEY KOMBO

 

A young girl torn between freedom and responsability, between a life of adventures and the warmth of a new family is the protagonist of this touching story about adoption, set in Italy at the beginning of the fabulous 60's.

Stellina is a 11 year-old girl, an orphan born and raised with the Panagulis Circus.

She is a little rebel, an enterprising girl always surrounded by acrobats and clowns, and her best friend is a black panther.

Stellina dreams to become an acrobat as her mother was, but when the autorities discover her irregular condition she is separated from the circus and put in an educational Institute. But Stellina doesn't like taking orders from everyone: she escapes, running away chased by police.

During her adventure, she'll meet suspicious fellows and heartless bureaucrats, but also unexpected friends and Anna, a teacher who will take care of her.

And when the past will make return, Stellina will face a wrenching choice.

 
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