A presentation of the
PORTLAND GERMAN FILM FESTIVAL – Monthly Film Series
This is an additional special screening of JIM BUTTON AND LUKE THE ENGINE DRIVER (Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivführer), which made its Oregon premiere at #PGFF2018.
In the tradition of special films in Germany for the holiday season, this screening is FREE for all children under 12 yrs and GENERAL ADMISSION is $7.00.
Cast: Henning Baum, Kao Chenmin, Andy Cheung, Tadashi Endo
Based on the book by Michael Ende (The Neverending Story), this visual feast with breathtaking special effects is an entertaining epic about friendship and self-discovery. It received the German Young Literature Prize in 1961 and has been translated into 33 languages. Its huge success later spawned the sequel Jim Button and the Wild 13 (original title: Jim Knopf und die Wilde 13).