The Blue Tiger

Director: Petr Oukropec, Bohdan Sláma | Countries of production: Czech Republic | Year: 2011 | Length: 90 min
Language: Czech with English subtitles | Age: 8+ years

Johanka and Matyas’s playground is the lush botanical garden in the old quarter of a Czech city.

When the new mayor reveals his intention to scrap the garden and modernize, Johanka’s terrific imagination takes hold and the pair plan to stop him. Suddenly rumours of a mysterious Blue Tiger in the city circulate. Can they protect him from the Mayor and save the garden?

This heart-warming Czech film, a hit on the indie festival circuit, explores play, environment and social responsibility themes with bags of charm.

Czech Lions 2013, Nominated, Best Supporting Actress

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