JACOB, MIMMI AND THE TALKING DOGS
Jēkabs, Mimmi un runājošie suņi
Directed by Edmunds Jansons
Latvia, Poland | 70 min | 2019 | animation | Latvian
Will an imaginative boy, his know-it-all girl cousin and a pack of talking dogs save their romantic neighborhood from unwel-come-change?
Jacob lives in the city and dreams of becoming an architect like his busy dad. He spends a lot of time drawing buildings and daydreaming while his father is at work. One day dad needs to go away on business for longer than usual and Jacob has to spend the a whole week with his bossy cousin Mimmi and her ex-pirate father Eagle in Riga’s historical suburb called Maskachka. As soon as Jacob arrives it turns out that the local park is about to be transformed into new skyscrapers by a greedy businessman. Jacob and Mimmi decide to stop the development. It turns out that they can only do it with the help of a pack of local dogs that… can talk!
Based on a book by Luize Pastore “Dog Town”
Director: Edmunds Jansons
Scriptwriter: Liga Gaisa
Production Designer: Elina Braslina
Composer: Krzysztof A. Janczak
Producers: Sabine Andersone, Jakub Karwowski
Production Companies: Atom Art, Letko
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