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Willi and the Wonder Toad

OT: Willi und die Wunderkröte

Markus Dietrich // Germany, 2021
Fiction Feature // FF2021
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Age recommendation: 7 years and older.

DOCU-FICTION Explorer Willi has travelled to so many places. Finally back in his home village, he just wants to rest. Willi’s 10-year old neighbour Luna is fighting to protect the habitat of the local frogs because Farmer Huber has just gone and filled in the village pond! Luna and her mysterious Granny, who’s an amphibian researcher, persuade Willi to join in the search for the magic toad. He is caught up in an environmental adventure in which he meets all kinds of colourful and transparent frogs. Will Willi be successful and get Farmer Huber to see reason? And why does the magic toad resemble Luna’s Granny so strongly?


MARKUS DIETRICH (*1979) studied theatre sciences in Berlin and media design in Weimar. After his debut feature Sputnik, which was shown in 2013 in the MICHEL section, he has made numerous films and series for children and won several prizes.



Willi und die Wunderkröte

Fiction Feature





90 min


Markus Dietrich

Markus Dietrich

Willi Weitzel, Ellis Drews, Suzanne von Borsody, Miriam Stein, Ferdinand Dörfler, Malte Basquiat Comoe, Sönke Möhring, Annika Preil

Thomas Tielsch

Christoph Iwanow

Marc Meusinger, Claudia Mattai del Moro

Barbara Toennishen

Amaury Laurent Bernier

Stephan von Tresckow

Rike Russig

Majestic Filmverleih


Interactive Media Foundation

Thomas Tielsch, Filmtank: filmtank@filmtank.de


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