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MY MAGICAL FRIEND SAMS

by Ben Verbong

synopsis

Martin is a shy 11-year-old, an outsider who has no friends. To make matters worse, Martin is continually harassed by his mean gym teacher who embarrasses and humiliates him in front of the entire class. Even though his father, who works as a technical advisor in the school, passes out invitations to Martin's birthday party, no classmates show up. It's just Martin and his parents and the big empty room. But all this is about to change…

international title: My Magical Friend Sams
original title: Sams in Gefahr
country: Germany
sales agent: EOS Distribution GmbH
year: 2003
genre: fiction
directed by: Ben Verbong
film run: 101'
screenplay: Ulrich Limmer, Paul Maar
cast: Ulrich Nöthen, Christine Urspruch, Dominique Horwitz, Armin Rohde, Eva Mattes, Ina Weisse, Jasmin Tabatabai
cinematography by: Jan Fehse
film editing: Alexander Berner
art director: Frank Polosek
producer: Ulrich Limmer
production: Collina Filmproduktion GmbH, Constantin Film AG
backing: FilmFernsehFonds Bayern, Filmförderungsanstalt FFA
distributor: Constantin Film
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