The Ape Star


A Film by

Linda Hambäck

Sweden, Norway, Denmark

Directed by Linda Hambäck

Written by Janne Vierth

Produced by Petter Lindblad, Linda Hambäck, Lise Fearnley, Tonje Skar Reiersen, Claus Toksvig Kjaer, Frederik Vilumsen

Jonna (8) has lived at the orphanage Sunnyside all her life. She always dreamt of a mother. One day a Gorilla drives up in an old car and adopts Jonna. It takes some time for Jonna to get used to the situation, but just as everything starts becoming good, the local authorities threaten their existence.