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Karoliine's Silver Yarn (1984)

Original title: Karoliine hõbelõng

Feature film | Fairy Tale Duration 71:40

Karoliine is a spoiled and selfish princess who will meet swamp ogres and sleep fairies, a mermaid and a werewolf on her journey. A bunch of robbers will take her to their cave. Despite of having a smart and helpful guide Kaspar with her, Karoliine has to get rid of her selfishness and inconsideration towards others. She is gradually becoming brave and good-hearted that will eventually lead her to the presence of mind and real love.

Director: Helle Murdmaa

Keywords: allegorical characters | saving life | folkloric motifs | fairy | horses | wolf hunting | fatherly punishment | selfish princess | river expedition | ordeals | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Tallinnfilm
Color color
Film Category Feature film, Full lenght feature
Genre Fairy Tale
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Dubbing Russian
Duration 71:40

Crew

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Director Helle Murdmaa
Screenwriter Helle Murdmaa | Vladislav Koržets
Cinematographer Ago Ruus
Art Director Ronald Kolmann
Costume Designer Mare Raidma
Composer Olav Ehala
Sound Designer Enn Säde
Editor Eevi Säde
Content Editor Loora Tarm
Managing Director Maret Hirtentreu

Cast

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Leading roles
Supporting roles

Salme Reek - Nanny | Kärt Ulman - Maid | Kirstin Loorits - Maid | Siiri Sisask - Maid | Enn Klooren - Head servant | Luule Komissarov - Deceitful fairy | Ines Aru - Glib-tongued fairy | Jüri Vlassov - Mud ogre | Mihkel Smeljanski - Bog ogre

First releases

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  • in cinema: 16.05.1985 kunstinädalal "Tartu kevad" , Tallinn, Estonia
  • in cinema: Jaanuaris 1986, Moskva, USSR

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Award, USSR Festival of Fantasy Films (USSR), 1986, III auhind
  • Participation, USSR Film Festival (USSR), 1985, Osales Eesti võistlusprogrammis 13.-20.05. Minskis
  • Participation, USSR Festival of Young Filmmakers (USSR), 1985, Osales Eesti võistlusprogrammis Tbilisis

Partners and Sponsors

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