Credits & Facts
The twins Emma and Tom move with their mother into an old haunted house, which has been empty for years. Soon, the children discover that the house is hiding a valuable secret, a precious giant diamond that two dangerous criminals are trying to find and steal.
In their quest to find the diamond first, the twins are suddenly helped by a friendly ghost, The Fakir, who has been involuntarily locked inside a pen for half a century. Together with their new friend The Fakir, the twins manage to find the treasure, catch the criminals and bring a new man into the mother’s life.
THE FAKIR is a comedy thriller for the entire family, based on the original book by Bjarne Reuther, starring such great actors as Sidse Babett Knudsen, Peter Gantzler, Ole Thestrup and Moritz Bleibtreu.
Original title: Fakiren fra Bilbao
A M&M Production 88 mins.
Produced by Kim Magnusson & Tivi Magnusson
Directed by Peter Flinth
Screenplay by Mette Heeno
Cinematography by Eric Kress
Production Design by Peter Neergaard
Edited by Mogens Hagedorn
Music by Søren Hyldgaard