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Happy Birthday (2012)

Original title: Happy Birthday

Animation Duration 15:05

“Happy Birthday” is an outlook vision about the duel between the bible hero Jesus and a man-made robot. Does the robot manage to break the formed dogmas and convert the religion into his favour or will the status quo remain firm?

Director: Riho Unt

Keywords: e-ühiskond | prejudices | putting oneself to the test | self-esteem | giving assessments | miracles | human nature | Jeesus | divine revelation | cleaning up | View all »

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Main Data

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Production Firm(s) Nukufilm
Film Category Animation, Puppet
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Dubbing English
Duration 15:05


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Producer Arvo Nuut
Director Riho Unt
Screenwriter Riho Unt
Cinematographer Urmas Jõemees
Art Director Riho Unt
Animator Marili Toome | Andres Tenusaar
Composer Malle Maltis
Sound Designer Horret Kuus
Editor Riho Unt

First releases

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  • in cinema: 22.12.2011, Cinema Sõprus, Tallinn, Estonia
  • on filmfestival: 11.06.2012, Golden Kuker, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • released on DVD: 2012, Estonia

Festivals, awards, nominations

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  • Participation, CINDI - Cinema Digital Seoul Film Festival (South Korea), 2012
  • Participation, Golden Kuker International Animation Film Festival (Sofia, Bulgaria), 2012
  • Participation, Patras International Film & Culture Festival (Greece), 2012

Partners and Sponsors

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