SUMMER REBELS tells a story about longing, friendship and overcoming unexpected setbacks. Two smart kids and a witty maverick grandpa ride through the summer as if on a rollercoaster, putting their friendship to the test. Angry, sad and funny, with authentic acting and much intimacy; charming, sun-imbued photography and unique, hip and catchy songs!
SUMMER REBELS is a feel good movie for children and the whole family. A German-Slovak co-production supported by BKM, Slovak Audiovisual Fund, DFFF, Slovak Television, Kuratorium junger deutscher Film as well as Creative Europe MEDIA. The principal shooting took place during the summer 2018 in Gommern, Dresden, Handlova, Prievidza, at the Baltic Sea and on the river Isar in Bavaria.
The theatrical distribution in Slovakia took place from 13th of August 2020, in Czech Republic from 8th of October 2020, in Germany from 12th of August 2021 and in Austria from 8th of April 2022. The film is available on NETFLIX (CZ&SK).
Summer Rebels has been pre-selected for German Film Award´ 21, won the Best Soundtrack Award at IFF Molodist and the German Film Critics´ Prize ´ 21.
Length: 92min, language versions available: German, Slovak, Czech, Dutch
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