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OOOPS! THE ADVENTURE CONTINUES…

Toby Genkel, Sean McCormack

Germany, Luxemburg, Ireland , 2020 / 85 min / Luxembourgish version with French subt. / Animation

Luxembourg Premiere

Best friends Finny and Leah find themselves ejected from Noah’s Ark again.

When best friends Finny the Nestrian and Leah the Grymp are finally reunited with their parents on board the Ark, they quickly realise that there is no sign of the high waters retreating just yet. Life at sea is not easy, food is bland and stocks are running low. An uneasy, fragile peace between carnivores and herbivores, could break down at any second. Leah convinces a reluctant Finny to agree to a midnight raid of the food stores, which inadvertently leads to them being washed overboard – again! – along with the last of the food supplies. The castaways are marooned on a remote island, populated by oddly familiar creatures. Finny must rescue his friends, reunite with his family and save the colony on the island from total destruction.

Screenings
Sat 06/03 14:00 Ciné Utopia LU with FR subt. Public https://luxfilmfestfilms.megatix.be/en/HO00003252
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Cast & Credits
Voice 
Noël Tani, Mia Conter, Simon Larosche, Susy Lentz, Monique Mille, Christophe Strotz, Jules Werner, Lana Sassel, Liam Sassel, Fynn Conter, Gabriel Strotz, Patricia Breuer, Mady Durrer, Paddy Freres, Deborah Schneider, John-Carlo Thill, Michel Waehnert
Screenplay 
Richie Conroy, Mark Hodkinson
Sound 
Aza Hand, Katie O’Mahony
Music 
Eímear Noone, Craig Stuart Garfinkle
Production 
Ulysses Filmproduktion, Fabrique d’images, Moetion Films
Distribution 
Fabrique d’images
Animation 
Alberto Rodriguez
Biography

Toby Genkel is a German film director. After studying graphic design and design at the Hamburg Graduate School of Applied Sciences, he completed an internship in an animation company where he began working on films, first as a set and background designer. In 2001 he directed his first feature, Kommando Störtebeker, with Ute von Münchow-Pohl. He then went on to direct additional films among which Werner - Gekotzt wird später! (2003) and Thor: Legend of the Magical Hammer (2011). Ooops! The Adventure Continues… (2020) is his ninth feature.

Seán McCormack was born in Ireland and grew up in Luxembourg, where he started drawing, reading comics and getting into art and film. After going to a high school specialised in art, he graduated from the Arts University Bournemouth with a Bachelor's degree in Animation Production in 2008. He has since mostly worked in Luxembourg at Fabrique d'images as a 2D and 3D animator, storyboarder, animation director and director. He co-directed his first feature Two by Two (2015) with Toby Genkel. The same year, he directed an award-winning short, The Light Eater that got selected for the César award’s “Les Nuits en Or”. Thanks to the French 35-episode TV series La Bible, les récits fondateurs he gained a first TV directing experience. In 2018, he worked on Luis and the Aliens as co-writer and co-director. Ooops! The Adventure Continues… (2020) is his third feature.

Filmography
  • Toby Genkel
  • 2020 – Ooops! The Adventure Continues…
  • 2020 – Yakari – La Grande Aventure
  • 2017 – Überflieger – Kleine Vögel, großes Geklapper
  • 2015 – Ooops! Noah is gone…
  • 2011 – Thor: Legend of the Magical Hammer
  • 2007 – Das doppelte Lottchen
  • 2006 – Dieter
  • 2003 – Werner – Gekotzt wird später!
  • 2001 – Kommando Störtebeker
  • Sean McCormack
  • 2020 – Ooops! The Adventure Continues…
  • 2018 – Luis and the Aliens
  • 2016 – La Bible, les récits fondateurs (TV series)
  • 2015 – The Light Eater (short)
  • 2015 – Ooops! Noah is gone…