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Divers in the Rain (2009)

Original title: Tuukrid vihmas

Animation Duration 23:21

This is a story about an everyday diver and a night dentist. Their kisses are always good-bye kisses. He is a diver and he has to dive. She is tired and has to sleep. But there are no silent places in her dreams. And a big ship is slowly sinking in the rain. Nobody knows when it is time for the last cigarette.

Director: Priit Pärn | Olga Pärn

Keywords: subconsciousness | daily life | broken relationships | crisis situation | shipwreck | hopelessness | man-woman relationship | woman and man | couple's relationship | ignoring problems | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Eesti Joonisfilm
Color color
Film Category Animation, Cartoon
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Subtitles English, Japanese, French
Duration 23:21


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Producer Kalev Tamm
Director Priit Pärn | Olga Pärn
Screenwriter Priit Pärn
Production Desinger Priit Pärn | Olga Pärn
Animator Tarmo Vaarmets | Marje Ale | Ülle Metsur | Tiina Ubar
Editor Priit Pärn | Olga Pärn

First releases

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  • on filmfestival: 18.11.2009, PÖFF: Animated Dreams, Estonia
  • in cinema: 09.10.2014, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
  • released on DVD: 12.2013, Retrospective: Priit Pärn - Integral 1977-2010, France

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Prize, Etiuda and Anima (Krakow, Poola), 2009, Anima Competition - Silver Jabberwocky; (FICC Jury) Don Quijote Award
  • Award, PÖFF: Animated Dreams - Animation Film Festival (Tallinn, Estonia), 2009, Best Story
  • Prize, MONSTRA - Lisbon Animated Film Festival (Portugal), 2010, Grand Prix - for the Best Short Film; Best Sound Design

Partners and Sponsors

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