Cleveland International Film Festival } March 22 – April 1, 2023 } Playhouse Square

Trenk, the Little Knight
(Der kleine Ritter Trenk)

Year: 2015
Run Time: 75 minutes

Trenk, the Little Knight
Trenk, the Little Knight
Trenk, the Little Knight

Trenk has big big dreams of being a knight, and he has all the courage and dedication necessary to be the best knight ever. He just doesn’t have the size. Or age. Or any of the general skills necessary to be the best knight ever. TRENK, THE LITTLE KNIGHT is a hopeful knight’s tale about a boy with a dream and maybe just the means to accomplish the impossible. Motivated by the possibility to overthrow his evil lord, little peasant boy Trenk sets into town to vie for knighthood and the chance to defeat the local dragon. But he can’t do it alone. With the help of his pet Piggeldy, Sir Hans, Momme Mumm, and Sir Hans' daughter, Thekla (who has knight dreams of her own), Trenk just might be able to ascend to knighthood after all. Charismatic and fun for the whole family, TRENK, THE LITTLE KNIGHT is a pleasant reminder that bravery, courtesy, honor, and gallantry are not size restrictive. –T.W.

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Family Films
Film Is Art

Art Director
Michael Hülse

Anthony Power

Anthony Power was born in Waterford, Ireland and studied art and design in WRTC, graduating with a degree in Graphic Design and Communications in 1986.

"Die Abrafaxe—Unter schwarzer Flagge" (2001), TRENK, THE LITTLE KNIGHT (2015)

Corinna Mehner, Gisela Schäfer

Gerrit Hermans

Dieter Riepenhausen

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