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Dear Mister Moon (1998)

Original title: Kallis Härra Q

Based on the story "Dear Mister Moon" by Aino Pervik

Feature film | Family Duration 92:09

When two stepsisters - 13-year-old blonde Sigrid and 7-year-old dark-complexioned Saara - meet each other for the first time, it will turn out that their grandmother has been taken to a retirement home. The girls make up their minds to steal grandma from the home and hide her in an attic-room where they could be all together. Everything goes unexpectedly well until drunkards, hoodlums and blackmailers interfere and the girls have to know exactly what they are doing in order to escape the gang.

Director: Rao Heidmets

Keywords: alcoholic | harlequin | artist's studio | car accident | hospital milieu | fears | nursing home | court | fatherlessness | ridge | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Rao Heidmetsa Filmistuudio
Color color
Sound sound
Film Category Feature film, Full lenght feature
Genre Family
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 92:09

Crew

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Producer Rao Heidmets
Director Rao Heidmets
Screenwriter Rao Heidmets | Indrek Rohtmets
Cinematographer Arvo Iho
Art Director Raoul Kurvitz | Ene-Liis Semper
Costume Designer Ene-Liis Semper
Animator Mikk Rand | Raivo Möllits
Composer Olav Ehala
Sound Designer Jaak Elling
Editor Sirje Haagel | Rao Heidmets
Content Editor Eva Toome

Cast

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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Laine Mägi - Sigrid's mother | Diana Klas - Saara's mother | Anne Paluver - Aunt Ethel | Väino Laes - Uncle Oskar | Tarmo Männard - Crook No 1 | Marek Kalmus - Crook No 2 | Jaanus Nõgisto - Artist Vilt

First releases

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  • in cinema: 23.01.1998, Cinema Kosmos, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on television: 26.05.2000, YLE TV1, Finland

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Prize, FilmFestival Cottbus (Germany), 1998, Children's and Youth Film Competition - Honorable Mention
  • Prize, International Children's Film Festival (Tlalpan, Mexico), 1999, Children's Jury Award
  • Participation, Cairo International Film Festival (Egipt), 1999

Partners and Sponsors

  • Kultuuriministeerium
  • EFI
  • Eesti Kultuurkapital
  • ERR
  • Rahvusarhiiv
  • BFM
  • Kinoliit
  • Eesti Filmiajakirjanike ühing
  • Tallinnfilm