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|Directed by||Vibeke Idsøe|
|Written by||Vibeke Idsøe|
|Release date(s)||4 October 1996|
|Running time||91 minutes|
Body Troopers (Norwegian: Jakten på nyresteinen), also known as Chasing the Kidneystone, is a 1996 Norwegian children's film directed by Vibeke Idsøe, starring Torbjörn T. Jensen and Kjersti Holmen. Eight-year-old Simon shrinks himself to microscopic size in order to travel through his ailing grandfather's body in search of a kidney stone. On his journey he meets anthropomorphic characters such as the taste buds, white and red blood cells, and the vocal cords.
The film is based on the book Jakten på nyresteinen, also written by Idsøe.
|1997 Chicago International Children's Film Festival||Adult's Jury Award||Won|
|1997 Amanda Awards||Best Debut||Won|
|1997 Fantafestival||Best Special Effects,
Grand Prize of European Fantasy Film in Silver
|1997 Fantasporto||Grand Prize of European Fantasy Film in Gold||Nominated|
|1997 Málaga International Week of Fantastic Cinema||Best Director,
Best Special Effects
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