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Miriam's Broken Picture (2009)

Original title: Miriami katkine pilt

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Animation Duration 05:00

Miriam will not let the hen bring the ball inside. The hen does not obey, and then wants somebody to play ball with her. She even snatches the remote control so that Miriam and little brother would not be able to watch TV. Chasing the hen to get the remote control back, little brother happens to break father’s and mother’s wedding picture. And appears very unhappy and scared. When parents come home, Miriam takes the blame on herself. She is made to stand in the corner for punishment. Little brother cannot bear it and admits his guilt. When it turns ...

Director: Priit Tender

Keywords: cowardliness | courage | hen | punishing | bullying | home | roguery | children at play | childhood | raising children | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Nukufilm
Film Category Animation, Puppet
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 05:00


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Producer Arvo Nuut
Co-producer Mait Laas
Director Priit Tender
Screenwriter Leelo Tungal | Peep Pedmanson
Cinematographer Ulvi Tiit
Production Desinger Ivika Luisk
Animator Andres Tenusaar | Märt Kivi
Composer Märt-Matis Lill | Tiit Kikas
Sound Designer Tiina Andreas | Sven Sosnitski
Editor Priit Tender

First releases

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  • on filmfestival: 25.06.2009, Showcomotion Young Peoplel's Film Festival, United Kingdom
  • in cinema: 17.10.2009, Estonia
  • released on DVD: 01.2010, Tales of Miriam, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Prize, ANIMAEVKA - International Festival of Animation Films (Mogilev, Byelorussia) , 2010, Prize of Sympathy
  • Participation, Showcomotion Young People's Film Festival (Sheffield, Great Britain), 2009, Programme: Short and Sweet
  • Participation, Animator International Animated Film Festival (Poznan, Poland), 2009

Partners and Sponsors

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