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Closing Session (2007)

Original title: Lõpuõhtu

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Animation Duration 14:40

Closing Session

One night there gather weird figures to the Karahundzhi Plateau. They are the figures of God created by Man in different times and cultures - puppets. At the same time in some technical centre there are printed out all letter kombinations in all known languages. According to Tibetian monks this act - writing down all the names of God - will bring along the end of the universe.
The Creator has decised to introduce the gods to each other before the great end. This happens to be a gaudy bunch of selfish, but quite nice idols who happen to be quite ...

Director: Hardi Volmer

Keywords: philosophical dimension | impulsiveness | humanity | gods | fighting | gathering | space | kummalised tegelased | country | end of the world | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Nukufilm
Color color
Sound sound
Film Category Animation, Puppet
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 14:40


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Producer Arvo Nuut
Director Hardi Volmer
Screenwriter Hardi Volmer | Peeter Volkonski
Cinematographer Urmas Jõemees
Art Director Hardi Volmer | Elo Soode
Animator Märt Kivi | Marili Sokk | Andres Tenusaar
Composer Ülo Krigul
Sound Designer Horret Kuus
Editor Urmas Jõemees | Hardi Volmer

First releases

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  • in cinema: 11.04.2007 on Estonian Music Days, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on filmfestival: 22.08.2007, LIAF - London International Animation Festival, United Kingdom
  • released on DVD: 2007, Estonian Puppet Animation: Having soul. Volume 5, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Prize, ANIMAEVKA - International Festival of Animation Films (Mogilev, Byelorussia) , 2007, Grand Prix
  • Award, TINDIRINDIS - International Animation Film Festival (Vilnius, Lithuania), 2007, Diploma for Continuation of V. Starevicius's Artistic Tradition
  • Participation, LIAF - London International Animation Festival (Great Britain), 2007

Partners and Sponsors

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